Environmental and Toxic Torts


Louisiana Environmental Law Attorneys

At Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway, we have represented clients in environmental and toxic tort disputes for decades. The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience in defending state and federal environmental actions, both at the administrative level and in all Louisiana state and federal courts. For example, we have engaged in the following:

  • Representation of chemical plants in class actions brought by neighboring residents who asserted adverse health effects and property damage claims
  • Representation of oil and gas exploration, production, and pipeline companies in suits by landowners for remediation and damages in spill cases and legacy suits
  • Representation of former refinery owners in suits alleging damage from historic pollution
  • Representation of chemical companies in mass tort claims alleging air pollution
  • Representation of an oil and gas exploration and production company in suit alleging water pollution from field operations
  • Representation of variety of clients with respect to notices of violations of environmental laws as asserted by Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the Louisiana State Police
  • Representation of sand supplier in mass tort claims seeking damages for silicosis
  • Assistance with environmental due diligence in corporate and property transactions

To learn more about our ability to protect your interests in any environmental or toxic tort claim, contact Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway in Shreveport.

Environmental and Toxic Torts Attorneys
Herschel E. Richard Jr.
Albert M. Hand Jr.
David Hemken
Ryan Williams