What is Environmental Law?

Environmental law encompasses pollution control and resource conservation and management. Pollution control laws often deal with a single environmental medium, such as air, water or soil. These laws control the emissions into the medium as well as the liability for the emissions and clean up. Resource conservation and management deal with both tangible and intangible resources including anything from natural resources to scenic areas.

Our environmental law practice has addressed issues including, but not limited to:

  • Tort claims from exposure to toxic materials

  • Response to environmental disasters

    • Exxon Mobil

    • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

  • Families who own property that is contaminated

Environmental Litigation Results

Blockbuster Billion Dollar Verdict

Early in Ron Austin’s legal career he became involved in class action litigation, immediately providing him with the opportunity to develop his skills at complex litigation. Ron Austin made history, working with a team of environmental lawyers, for his role in obtaining a $1.06 billion jury verdict assessed against Exxon Mobil (See Grefer v. Alpha Tech., et al).

Oil Spill Cleanup

In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill caused extensive damage to the marine and wildlife habitats, as well as to the fishing and tourism industries, of our vital Gulf Coast. BP admitted to making a mistake, and is being held responsible for cleanup costs and damage. Ron Austin Law successfully represented hundreds of victims in the community to prevail after this grave disaster.

Toxic Materials

Ron Austin Law has been successfully representing clients exposed to toxic materials for years. We represent people who have been tragically impacted by exposure to Asbestos, causing Mesothelioma, and exposure to Roundup Weed Killer, causing Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.

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Contact the Lawyers at Ron Austin Law

If you were recently diagnosed with an asbestos-related condition like Mesothelioma, Roundup-related condition like Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, or are otherwise seriously injured, remember that it is crucial to choose the right law firm to represent your interests. We have been doing this for more than three decades, and have the resources you need to challenge any opponent.

If you are in need of legal representation, don’t wait to give us a call. The team at Ron Austin & Associates is eager to assist, and looks forward to helping you with a speedy and effective case resolution. Give us a call today at 504-227-8100.