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Detroit Environmental Liability Attorneys

Environmental Liability Defense
Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C.
Toxic Torts · Environmental Due Diligence Checklist

All businesses must balance professional judgment and competitive issues against the obligation not to be negligent or reckless in the manufacture, production, or distribution of products and services. This includes businesses that, as a necessary part of their operation, must affect our environment in one form or another, and are governed by environmental laws and regulations. If you have questions or would like more information about environmental liability law, contact an experienced Michigan environmental liability defense law firm to get answers.

Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C., offers an aggressive environmental liability defense practice. This area of the law firm’s practice has steadily grown, and continues to maintain the specialized expertise necessary to react to changing environmental laws and regulations as they affect the daily affairs of its clients’ businesses.

Our environmental liability defense attorneys have had considerable experience defending manufacturers, producers, and distributors of a wide variety of products in complex product liability cases. The firm’s counsel is also sought in connection with a range of environmental and toxic tort matters, in part because of its past success in the area of environmental liability defense, but also because of its overall reputation as an aggressive and effective litigation firm.

The firm’s environmental liability defense lawyers have prepared and tried complex product liability cases in both state and federal courts, serving as counsel for national and multinational companies. Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. have successfully handled many environmental liability defense lawsuits against business clients, including but not limited to the following types of claims:

  • toxic torts
  • asbestos litigation
  • mold litigation
  • chemical exposure

Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. understands the importance of arbitration and negotiation where appropriate, as well as aggressive litigation when it is called for. Whenever possible, the firm takes a preventive approach to counseling clients in such areas as the requirements of environmental laws and regulations and training and testing protocols.

One of the law firm’s principals has extensive experience in the regulatory and testing environment with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which provides Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C., with special insight into such areas as drug product manufacture and liability, government regulation, and consumer advocacy. Another firm principal has testified before state legislative committees on issues related to a range of professional and business-related malpractice matters.

Environmental Liability Insurance Issues

The firm’s liability defense attorneys are experienced at successfully dealing with any insurance coverage and liability payment issues that should arise. Litigating insurance and environmental liability cases has given the firm a great deal of experience in analyzing and interpreting insurance contracts, and its expertise in insurance law will help you be certain that your case will be handled in the most professional way possible. Contact us today and let Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. put its expertise to work for you.

Appellate Practice – Environmental Liability Defense

Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith P.C.’s appellate practice is a necessary part of its trial and litigation practice. The firm’s environmental liability defense attorneys have successfully argued cases before the Michigan Court of Appeals, the Michigan Supreme Court, and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Issues in cases on appeal have included coverage disputes between insurers, employment-related claims, and premises liability claims. The firm’s experienced appellate attorneys are fully prepared to bring appellate cases to any and all levels of appeal.

Contact Blake, Kirchner, Symonds, Larson, Kennedy & Smith, P.C. in Detroit, MI for further information. The firm’s environmental liability defense attorneys will met with you in confidence regarding your important business issues and concerns, including

  • complex product liability cases,
  • toxic torts, environmental law litigation,
  • insurance liability,
  • environmental due diligence checklist,
  • toxic mold testing,
  • air quality testing,
  • soil contamination,
  • groundwater remediation,
  • hazardous waste disposal,
  • MTBE,
  • asbestos and mesothelioma cancer, and
  • chemical exposure burn
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