Toluene diisocyanate dysequilibrium litigation

I served as an expert witness in a toluene diisocyanate case. The plaintiff had an unusual neurologic injury affecting equilibrium. I specialize in difficult cases such as this one. Not every substance has been evaluated for all possible neurotoxic symptoms. For example, toluene diisocyanate is not generally known to cause dysequilibrium. In order to properly…

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Camp LeJeune neurobehavioral injuries

I have worked with a number of USA armed forces veterans with various neurotoxicity problems. The neurotoxic consequences of modern warfare are a greatly underestimated source of nervous system dysfunction in today’s world. The USA Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune has had an unusual problem with solvent-contaminated water, going back many years. Legislation has been passed by Congress…

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Parkinson disease, neurobehavioral effects, and toxic water at Camp Lejeune

In legislation passed by the United States legislature – The Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 – veterans are eligible for VA health benefits if they served on active duty or resided (including family members) at Camp Lejeune for 30 days or more between August 1, 1953 and December…

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Common solvent keeps killing workers, consumers: Regulators have been slow to act on paint strippers, other products containing methylene chloride, says Center for Public Integrity

A recent article published by the Center for Public Integrity highlights the dangers of a common solvent, methylene chloride. The author describes a number of deaths attributed to methylene chloride, as well as a some legal cases that have been pursued for methylene chloride injuries. Methylene chloride is contained in widely available paint stripping products….

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