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Pretzel & Stouffer understands that toxic tort cases are highly complex disputes. Our attorneys have a comprehensive knowledge of toxic tort laws and regulations, and we are thoroughly familiar with the scientific and medical evidence that is unique to toxic tort cases.

We routinely defend high-stakes toxic tort cases, including major product liability class-actions involving hundreds of plaintiffs.

We are also actively engaged in a number of mesothelioma and asbestos-related lawsuits in four of the most prominent plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions: the Illinois Circuit Courts of Cook County, Madison County, and St. Clair County, and the St. Louis City Court in Missouri. While defending countless cases over the years in these jurisdictions, we have developed professional relationships with high-volume asbestos and toxic tort plaintiffs’ firms. These relationships allow us to defend a multitude of cases efficiently while also providing predictable resolutions for our clients.

Despite litigating in plaintiff-friendly jurisdictions, our record for obtaining favorable resolutions in asbestos and toxic tort cases is exceptional. Whether by verdict, dismissal or cost-effective settlement, we aim to and consistently achieve the best possible outcome in these difficult forums.

We have represented oil companies, manufacturers, distributors and retailers, as well as construction companies, steel factories, and food, auto, clothes, and electric component manufacturers—to name a few. Our toxic tort portfolio and industry experience are vast.

Our toxic tort team is well-equipped to handle any case in any jurisdiction, and we are confident that our services are unmatched.

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Victory for the Glen Ellyn Park District

Matthew J. Egan won a significant victory recently for the Glen Ellyn Park District when the court in DuPage County granted its motion to dismiss, with prejudice, all claims against Park District arising from substantial damages the plaintiffs’ home sustained on three occasions (September 2008, July 2010, and April 2013) when massive rainstorms caused Lake Ellyn, ...

October 2014 | Firm News