Environmental Law

Over the last several years, society in general has become more concerned with environmental issues and the North Carolina environmental lawyers at Hendren, Redwine & Malone are poised to join in the fight.  As you might expect, heightened awareness of how corporate America impacts our environment has increased.

The North Carolina environmental lawyers at Hendren, Redwine & Malone are uniquely qualified to represent North Carolinians for their environmental claims.  Attorney Mike Malone has Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from North Carolina State University where the focus of the doctoral research was on the environmental impacts of complicated construction practices.

Many people consider us one of the leading firms in the North Carolina litigating environmental issues, chemical contamination, water contamination and toxic torts.

Hendren & Malone are involved in multiple complex environmental cases and have represented hundreds of people exposed to harmful and toxic chemicals.  Our recent environmental cases include:

  • Childhood lead poisoning from deteriorating paint in older homes and apartments
  • Groundwater contamination
  • Exposure to emissions and pollutants from industrial facilities
  • Toxic exposure from chemicals used to disinfect residence
  • Toxic exposure from termiticide and insecticide applied to a residence
  • Loss in property value due to contamination from a leaking underground storage tank at nearby gas station
  • Toxic exposure and property loss due to exposure to spilled fuel oil
  • Loss in property value from neighboring industrial activities including operation of a quarry and asphalt plant
  • At this time, we are no longer accepting mold cases.

Proving that a person, family or community has been injured as a result of a defendant’s negligence, carelessness, or in some cases, intentional conduct is not an easy assignment.  You need a lawyer who knows how to litigate an environmental case in North Carolina.  Through hard work, knowledge, and determination, we have had much success to date.  Please call us for a free consultation if you believe you have a claim due to exposure to an environmental contaminant or toxin.

Recent North Carolina Environmental Law Articles

  • Casselton North Dakota Accident Results in Evacuation and Concerns Over Rail Safety

    On Monday December 30, 2013, the residents of a small North Dakota town called Casselton were forced from their homes following a fiery train accident.  The accident, which happened around 2:30 pm, involved a BNSF Railway Co. train carrying crude oil.  According to reports, the train derailed causing multiple cars to catch fire and explode. […]

  • Carbon Monoxide Leak at Lincoln NC Plant Injures Multiple Employees

    A serious carbon monoxide situation at a plant in Lincoln County, North Carolina has resulted in at least twenty seven employees being treated for exposure to carbon monoxide. The RW Garcia Plant reported a leak of carbon monoxide on Monday afternoon and the facility was evacuated.  However, twenty seven employees and one emergency responder were taken […]

  • Carbon Monoxide Leak at Lincoln County NC Plant Injures 28

    A serious leak of carbon monoxide gas at a plant in Lincoln County on Monday has resulted in the hospitalization of 28 people including one emergency responder. The leak occurred at the RW Garcia Corp. Plant at around 1:00 pm.  It is not clear what caused the leak at this time.  However, in many of these […]

  • Diamond Cat and Dog Food Salmonella Sickens 49 People

    Diamond Pet Foods has been identified as the cause of multiple sicknesses due to cat and dog food manufactured at its facility in Gaston, South Carolina. The number of sick people is increasing despite a recall of the contaminated products.  The sick are suffering from Salmonella Infantis and several have been hospitalized.  More are expected […]

  • Swimming Pool Chemicals Cause Thousands of Injuries

    I recently came across a very interesting article regarding injuries caused by swimming pool chemicals.  According to a study published in the journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, improper handling of pool chemicals resulted in over 28,000 injuries from 2002 to 2008.  The study included those injured in North Carolina. Apparently, the most common cause […]