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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.

There have been instances when companies have released dangerous chemicals into the environment with no care toward the hazardous, long-term effects those chemicals have on surrounding communities. When this happens, Simmons Hanly Conroy is here to help anyone negatively affected by those actions.

Our environmental litigation services can provide everyday people and communities with the ability to hold larger companies accountable for these negative actions. Failing to fulfill the civic responsibility of providing safe environments for employees, neighbors and community members is inexcusable.

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 4600 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:

Shareholder Ted Gianaris

Shareholder Ted Gianaris

Simmons Hanly Conroy works on a contingency basis – meaning we take on risk with our clients. We only charge a fee once compensation has been won. This sets us apart from other law firms practicing environmental litigation because most do not take this approach. Following the traditional law firm model, many firms accept client engagements at hourly billing rates. We do not.

If you believe you have been unjustly harmed by toxic exposure, please contact us today for a free legal consultation. Do not hesitate to learn more about our toxic tort and occupational exposure litigation capabilities, and please contact us with any questions you may have.

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Ted N. Gianaris

Ted Gianaris's practice is 100% dedicated to representing victims with personal injuries and insidious diseases caused by corporate and big-business wrongdoing. View Full Profile

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