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Chicago Product Liability Lawyer for Injuries Caused by Harmful Chemicals and Defective Products

People in the United States expect to be protected against substances that could be harmful to their health. Unfortunately, there are many ways that people may be exposed to toxic chemicals or put at risk due to products that are defective or dangerous. People who suffer injuries or illnesses due to these issues may take legal action against product manufacturers and recover compensation for their injuries and damages. In these cases, a skilled attorney can help victims determine their best legal options.

Our firm works to address multiple types of cases involving toxic substances and defective products. Contact us at 866-553-9812 to arrange a free consultation. There are no attorney fees unless you collect money from your claim.

Toxic Torts

Toxic Torts


Drugs containing ranitidine have been recalled because they contained a chemical known as NDMA that may cause cancer.

Toxic Torts


This herbicide is highly toxic. Poisoning can result in life-threatening injuries, and long-term exposure may lead to Parkinson's disease.

Toxic Torts

Hernia Mesh

These surgical implants may break down or move inside the body, leading to bowel perforation, intestinal blockage, or serious infections.

Toxic Torts

3M Earplugs

Combat earplugs issued to members of the military may not have provided sufficient protection, leading to hearing loss or tinnitus.

Toxic Torts


Herbicides containing the chemical glyphosate have been linked to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a form of cancer that affects the lymphatic system.

Toxic Torts

Baby Formula

Premature infants who are given formula based on cow's milk may experience necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a life-threatening condition.

Toxic Torts


Inhalation of asbestos fibers may lead to mesothelioma, a dangerous form of cancer, as well as other types of lung cancer.

Toxic Torts


Prescription drugs that contain opioids can be highly addictive, and overdoses and other medical issues occur all too frequently.

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Illinois Toxic Tort Personal Injury Attorney

Attorney Gary A. Newland

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As an experienced trial attorney, Gary Newland has successfully represented clients in hundreds of cases. He has tried and settled lawsuits against some of the world's largest corporations and insurance companies. With his understanding of the laws that affect cases involving toxic substances and defective products, he can ensure that victims take the correct steps to recover compensation for their injuries.

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