Environmental Law & Toxic Torts

New Orleans Attorney

The lawyers at Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. are dedicated to serving their clients and helping them achieve the results that they need. Environmental law is a combination of statutes and regulations created to govern emissions, pollution, and the general impact of various actions on the environment.

Actions affecting the environment that could warrant legal action include but are not limited to:

  • Pollution of the air and water
  • Toxic waste
  • Illegal dumping
  • Heavy metal contamination
  • Asbestos
  • Chemical and oil spills
  • Solid waste

Toxic Torts

If you are a large corporation accused of negligence such as dumping or improperly disposing of harmful or toxic waste, then you could face harsh legal action in the form of toxic torts. It is essential that you retain representation so that you are not taken advantage of in such a situation. Most often, these cases involve claims of personal injury, such as a case of an employee being instructed to tear down a building that is full of asbestos or an individual suffering severe side effects due to pollution in the local groundwater supply.

If one of your employees or someone in your community is accusing you of negligent acts and is threatening to file a lawsuit, then you need representation on your side that can help you defend the integrity of your company and your name. Montgomery Barnett can provide the necessary services and resources to investigate accusations against you and analyze the possible causes of the environmental impact issue. The firm's team can evaluate your case and legal options to help you safeguard your interests, rights, and operations. Consult the firm as soon as possible after you are made aware of potential litigation.

Firm Entering Its Third Century Poised for the Future

Montgomery Barnett is a firm that has been serving the corporations and companies of New Orleans, Louisiana in various legal matters for a number of years, and the firm can provide the legal assistance that you need. The firm was established in 1892, and throughout its many years of practice, the firm has been recognized for its service to clients. Its attorneys also have earned recognition for their individual abilities.


Montgomery Barnett, L.L.P. - Lawyer
Located at: 3300 Energy Centre, 1100 Poydras Street New Orleans, LA 70163

In Baton Rouge - One American Place 301 Main Street, Suite 1170 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70825
(504) 585-3200
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