At The Daspit Law Firm, we have long been known as advocates for the wrongfully injured and mistreated, including property owners whose property has been devalued by the actions of another party. If your property value has suffered due to the actions of a corporation or governmental agency, or you suffered an illness related to a property blight, call us. During a free case review, we can help determine if you should be filing a property contamination claim to seek compensation and fair damages.
Property contamination claims are typically filed against:
With his background as a former defense attorney for oil and gas companies, and his focus on toxic tort cases, John Daspit is the attorney to call for your property contamination claim in Texas. The insight he has earned while working on the other side of the courtroom has proven to be invaluable in the courtroom.
Companies in charge of drilling, processing, and refining natural oil and gas have a duty to do so responsibly. When the proper precautions are not taken, or equipment is used inappropriately, the surrounding land can suffer. If water sources are contaminated, the crops may brown and wither, and drinking water can become poisonous. If the air is heavily polluted, residents in adjacent properties can develop dangerous respiratory diseases. If the land itself is destroyed, wildlife may leave the region as it becomes unsustainable and unsightly.
Every gas and oil company is expected to have regulations and procedures in place to contain and clean contaminations. At the least, such corporations are expected to follow state and federal regulations that describe how to fix the situation without delay. When a company makes no honest effort to clean the contamination, landowners can encounter serious legal problems that might call for a property contamination claim or lawsuit.
The compensation sought in a property contamination claim must reflect how the contamination has devalued the property. You can demand the difference from the company that ruined the land through its negligence or inaction. Victims can also seek compensation for damages related to health concerns caused by the property contamination. For example, if you were diagnosed with chronic bronchitis after a nearby oil refinery opened, the company could be held accountable for all medical bills necessary for treatment, as well as any diminished enjoyment of life that resulted.
With the help of The Daspit Law Firm, you do not need to rely on guesswork in your property contamination claim. We are dedicated to maximizing your recovery, including the possibility of punitive damages used against a company that egregiously neglected its duty to contain contamination. Not only are we fighting for you and your rights, we are also fighting for the land itself, which deserves to be restored to its former health and condition by the company that blighted it. As such, we act with the appropriate urgency and intensity.
Discuss your case with our attorneys today by calling (832) 687-2942. We can represent you both in and out of court.
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