OMAR MASON ELECTED JUDGE
December 9, 2018
Congratulations to Omar Mason, a Shareholder of Aaron & Gianna, PLC upon his election to Division E of the Civil District Court for the Parish of Orleans. Omar will fill the vacancy created by the death of Judge Clare Jupiter who died in May of 2018. Omar will serve the duration of Judge Jupiter’s unexpired term which ends at the end of 2020. In the primary election Omar led a field of four veteran attorneys with 42 % of the vote. In the runoff he incre…
Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
Our attorneys have experience in class actions, mass joinders and individual cases involving facility releases, solid and hazardous waste management, facility explosions, train derailments, sick building syndrome, product and component exposures and off-site migration of toxic substances by water, air or land. Claims have included physical property damage, diminution of property value, and “stigma” damages; actual physical injury and fear of future injury; cancers, including leukemia and other blood diseases; pneumoconiosis (asbestosis, silicosis and aluminum pneumoconiosis), reactive airways dysfunction syndrome and reactive upper airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS and RUDS); auto-immune dysfunction; nerve damage; cognitive disabilities; and chromosomal damage; minor complaints of temporary headaches, nausea, and various other medical conditions. Our attorneys have served as court appointed special masters in NORM, Asbestos and other environmental litigation. Their experience includes state and federal litigation as well as regulatory representation regarding issues such as CERCLA, RCRA, SARA, and EPCRA matters.
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