Simmons Hanly Conroy has extensive experience helping our environmental litigation clients challenge larger companies who have created dangerous, hazardous environments by releasing toxic chemicals carelessly. These kinds of actions can have long-term implications on the safety and well-being of individuals and larger communities, which is why we are committed to providing justice to those harmed.
Shareholder Ted Gianaris helps oversee cases in the environmental litigation practice area. In March 2013, Ted led a team of attorneys who filed a class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Missouri on behalf of more than 600 residents impacted by the putrid smells from the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill. In 2014, a federal magistrate judge approved a settlement that required the owners of the landfill to pay residents living near the site nearly $7 million.
Our seasoned toxic tort attorneys have helped hundreds of people wrongly exposed to dangerous chemicals and minerals that have included: