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Environmental laws are treaties that regulate the operations between humanity and the natural environment. The purpose of environmental law is to reduce the impact of human activity that endangers the environment, and in turn, endangers humanity.
There are many different areas that this topic encompasses, including resource conservation, ecological footprint size, and pollution control. Environmental laws aim to protect those who inhabit the Earth but they have caused a significant amount of controversy.
At Miller Stern Lawyers, we are focused on groundwater and soil contamination. We are a boutique law firm, which means that we offer the atmosphere of a small firm while producing high-quality results.
We treat our clients as if they were family, and therefore, we can go take any legal measure to get results. If you or a loved one has been impacted by any of the many negative side effects of contamination, it is important to discuss your case with our firm as soon as possible.
A Maryland groundwater contamination attorney can be by your side if you have been exposed to a toxic chemical and are now facing the consequences of that incident. We want to prepare and take every precaution to make sure that you are protected and get the compensation you deserve.
As we strive to get you the best possible result for your case, we can examine every detail of the case, no matter how small. We can use our extensive knowledge and past experience in groundwater contamination cases, such as toxic torts, to help you through this situation.
- Groundwater and Soil Contamination
- Facts About Groundwater Contamination
- Side Effects of Groundwater Contamination
- Petroleum Products & BTEX
- Dangers of Hydrocarbon Exposure
- How to Take Action
- Gas Leaks & Spills
- Toxic Tort
- MTBE Benzene & Gas Additives
- Toxic Chemical Release
- Oil Leaks / Spills
- Toxic Exposure
There are many different types of environmental laws, including those that pertain to groundwater contamination and soil. There are many federal statutory regulations that govern water contamination and pollution. Three legislative actions primarily govern this area of environmental law. The first is the Refuse Act, which sets standards for the discharge of pollutants into the water.
The Refuse Act was followed by the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1948, 33 U.S.C.A. §1251. This water pollution act creates standards to ensure that the each body of water maintains a high level of quality. One action it takes is regulating the level of pollutants allowed in the water.
The Clean Water Act (CWA) also has a large impact on the regulation of water pollution. This act forbids any individual from discharging pollutants into a body of water unless it conforms to the provisions set forth in the CWA.
The world continues to become more populated, and therefore, environmental laws are enforced to their fullest extent as a method of preventing dangerous pollution from occurring. There are many state and federal laws set in place to regulate the dangers that these toxic torts pose on nature and the natural resources we use.
Many environmental law cases involve investigating the way that existing resources or pollution are managed. These laws are not only set in place to save the planet but to also protect human life and prevent illness. Many businesses are responsible for the pollution they produce and have the ability to control and minimize their effects on the environment. These companies are also responsible for paying “overages,” which are fees established by the government that penalize polluters for emitting or depositing more waste than they are legally allotted to produce.
If you or a loved one has been placed at risk because of another individual’s negligent actions that have led to a severe illness or even death, it is important to get the necessary help that you deserve. Many groundwater contamination cases involve a violation of an environmental law. At Miller Stern Lawyers, we have the proven ability to help you obtain a great settlement and verdict. It is important to obtain legal assistance with your situation at your earliest convenience.
Contact a lawyer from our firm today for the help you need handling your groundwater contamination case.
When dealing with the environmental laws that concern groundwater and soil contamination, we understand how these rules can help you defend your case. Using these laws and other strategic methods, we can develop a strong case against the industry that caused the toxic chemical release that now affects you or your loved one’s health.
This is a very complex and complicated area of law that includes situations involving MTBE benzene and gas additives and other issues that affect groundwater. Our firm is thoroughly equipped to handle your case. Allow us to walk you through each step of your situation so that your potential for obtaining a successful resolution can be maximized.
Our founding attorney, Mr. Miller, has equipped our firm with the tools we need to help you through your case. As a member of the Maryland Association for Justice, we want to change your view of the situation from negative to positive, from hopeless to hopeful. Before choosing an attorney, it is important to consider what attributes you want to have in an attorney.
We can provide you with the one-on-one personal service that you deserve. When you are prepared, we would like to discuss how you can take action toward obtaining the compensation you deserve for your claim.
At Miller Stern Lawyers, we want to discuss your groundwater contamination case or soil contamination case to determine what action should be taken. We can help you obtain the damages from your contamination case, such as the costs of your health and medical care, the loss of profits, and any other costs that the faulty party may be found liable for after a thorough investigation.
Our skilled attorneys have the resources to help those who have been affected by contamination. We can help you pursue the compensation that is deserved for the injuries you sustained. It is important that you take care of your health and allow us to help you get the damages you deserve.
You may face maladies and ailments such as asbestos-related cancer, other types of cancer, brain injury, headaches, memory loss, and birth defects if you are pregnant.
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