Professional Legal Support For Lake Charles Toxic Tort Cases

Let the trusted attorneys of Talbot, Carmouche & Marcello represent you in your toxic tort claim.

Discover Whether You Can File for a Toxic Tort Claim in Lake Charles

If you or a loved one has become ill or injured after exposure to toxins at work or at home in Lake Charles, you may have a valid toxic tort claim.

Our attorneys can examine the evidence, and if you have a case, they can fight to get you the compensation you deserve. We aim to hold accountable those responsible for their actions or negligence.

What Are Toxic Tort Claims?

Toxic tort claims refer to legal cases in which an individual claims that being exposed to a hazardous substance or chemical has caused them injury or illness.

Our toxic tort lawyers can handle a wide range of cases in Lake Charles, including:

Being Exposed to Toxins in Your Home

Unfortunately, your home may expose you to harmful toxins that can have serious health effects. Mold and mildew are common culprits and can spread through the walls, HVAC systems, and carpets. When inhaled, these pollutants can trigger allergies, asthma attacks, and other respiratory problems, posing severe health risks.

If you or your family have been affected by black mold, for example, you could have a valid case against the builders or landlord. Additionally, if you live in an area near an industrial site, there is a chance you may be exposed to harmful chemicals if the facility has an incident like a chemical leak.

Exposure Through Consumer Products

There are some everyday products that contain chemicals that can cause serious health issues. These chemicals include cadmium, phthalates, lead, and other toxins. Some cosmetics even contain formaldehyde, a substance known to be carcinogenic. Cleaning products and household items may contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which can also be harmful.

Foods and medicines sometimes contain hazardous metals like mercury. Exposure to these harmful substances can lead to illness or injury, which can be considered a toxic tort.

Being Exposed to Toxins at Work

Chemicals like chromium, benzene, and trichloroethylene are common in industrial workplaces. Repeated or prolonged exposure to these toxins can lead to serious health problems for workers.

Asbestos is often present in older buildings, and inhaling it constitutes a severe health risk for construction and maintenance workers. The silica dust from drilling and excavating can also cause serious lung diseases.

toxic chemical warning label on a container
pfas chemicals found on a cooking pan that is being ran under water in the sink

Have PFAS Harmed You?

In recent years, chemicals called per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been the focus of many lawsuits because of growing evidence that exposure may cause serious health issues. Two PFAS chemicals, PFOA and PFOS, have contaminated numerous water sources and consumer goods, creating a significant health risk.

Water Contamination

PFAS chemicals may enter groundwater from industrial sites and the firefighting foams used at military bases and airports. These chemicals can pollute drinking water, and people who drink this water over time can build up dangerous chemicals in their bodies.

Consumer Products

PFAS compounds may be found in many everyday products, such as non-stick cookware, stain-repellent fabrics, and cleaning products. We believe that companies should take responsibility if they are selling harmful products.


Class B firefighting foams frequently contained PFOA and PFOS as primary ingredients until the early 2000s. Firefighters who trained with these foams and used them in emergencies may have suffered heavy exposure, a known health risk.

You May Be Eligible for Compensation


Our Legal Team Can Help You in Lake Charles

If you have been harmed or become ill through exposure to a hazardous chemical or toxin, our attorneys are here to help. We can review your Lake Charles case to determine if you have grounds for a toxic tort claim.

How Our Process Works

Step 1: Contact Us

Contact us to arrange a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our toxic tort attorneys.

Step 2: We Gather Evidence

Our team will start by gathering all the evidence for your claim. With more than five decades of experience, we will compile everything needed to build a strong case.

Step 3: Negotiation Stage

We’ll start negotiations once we have all the evidence prepared. We will take your case to trial if we cannot settle outside of court.

Step 4: Fight For Your Rights

Our experienced attorneys will dedicate their time and energy to achieving the outcome that you deserve.

Legal Fees for Toxic Tort Claims

We offer a “no-win, no-fee” contingency arrangement. This means you don’t have to pay any fees upfront. You only pay if we win the case, so you can focus on your health during the process.

Schedule a Free Consultation With a Toxic Tort Attorney

The Talbot, Carmouche & Marcello team is here to help you through the toxic torts process. Contact our office today to schedule a no-obligation consultation with an attorney regarding your toxic tort case in Lake Charles.

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