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2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation and Environmental for Arizona on
Q: Need attorney ASAP that has experience in “Toxic Mold Exposure” in workplace, Maricopa County ARIZONA

Toxic mold exposure where my daughter worked , caused her, a tumor, stage 4 heart failure, organ damage . We need help with finding an experienced toxic mold attorney in Arizona, maricopa county area!

Joel Friedman
Joel Friedman
answered on Mar 10, 2023

Good afternoon. These are very complicated cases and require extremely specific evidence of the extent and location at the workplace of the mold growth, the exact type of mold, the nature of exposure (how long and how close to her work area), absence of any other potential mold exposure, and... View More

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1 Answer | Asked in Environmental, Landlord - Tenant and Personal Injury for Arizona on
Q: I’ve been drinking poison for 2 years. Arsenic in well water on the home I leased failed test - EPA Standards.

I'm female, in my 60's, and I don't know a polite way of stating this...I've had chronic diarreah for the last 2 years which is why I had the water tested.

What are my chances of finding an attorney who would represent me, get paid when we settle, and sue this SOB for... View More

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jul 24, 2022

An Arizona attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It sounds like you're asking about an attorney who would handle your matter on a contingency basis (you mention payment upon settlement). It's difficult to say whether a firm would handle something like... View More

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Q: I am being exposed to cleaning chemicals at work, by a business next door to where I work. Can I take them to court?

They say they are allowed to dump there by the City of Sedona, I stand above the drainage pit all day for 9.5 hours every day, for 8 years, burning eyes, throat, lungs. I have complained to my boss, his boss, the business that's dumping, and the city of sedona, who says they are allowed to do... View More

Joel Friedman
Joel Friedman
answered on Feb 25, 2022

Thank you for your inquiry. I see a couple of issues you want to follow up. I would first contact the Arizona Department of Occupational Safety and Health ( and the US Department of Occupational Safety and Health (I don't have a link to the federal form),... View More

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Q: Can a person sue a town for bad water that causes tooth decay and discoloration?
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Mar 5, 2019

Yes, but these are generally very expensive cases to prosecute. They often involve a class of plaintiffs because the financial burden of analytical tests and expert testimony is beyond the capacity of an individual. You could contact a toxic tort-environmental attorney to discuss the viability of... View More

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