Deutsch Kerrigan has extensive experience in exposure litigation defense having handled over 15,000 personal injury cases due to exposure to asbestos, silica, butadiene, PCBs and many others, as well as property damage and appeal matters.

Our lawyers have received numerous honors for their work in exposure litigation such as:

  • Being selected as the Area Liaison Counsel for the Center for Claims Resolution for all their asbestos personal injury cases in Louisiana and Arkansas.
  • Being chosen by the Joint Neutral Defense Initiative steering committee of insurers as one of two Louisiana counsel to defend long term exposure cases.

The firm subscribes to Grateful Med, a medical research library from the National Library of Medicine which provides access to abstracts of the most current medical information on exposure to toxic substances, and we maintain a reference library on epidemiology and expert testimony. 

Our attorneys have experience defending personal injury toxic exposure claims including: 

  • Asbestos
  • Aluminum
  • Benzene
  • Butadiene
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Chlorine
  • Fluorosilicic  Acid
  • Formaldehyde
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Lead Kaolin
  • Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
  • PCBs
  • Pesticides
  • Silica
  • Silicone Breast Implants
  • Sulfur Dioxide
  • Trichloroethane
  • Vinyl Toluene
  • Volatile Organic Compounds