toxic tort

Definition of "toxic tort"
  1. A type of legal claim for harm suffered due to exposure to harmful substances
How to use "toxic tort" in a sentence
  1. She filed a toxic tort claim after becoming sick from asbestos at her workplace.
  2. After the unexpected chemical leak in their neighborhood, residents were advised to consider pursuing toxic tort actions.
  3. The lawyer specialized in toxic tort cases, helping clients exposed to hazardous waste.

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