New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2005 -
The Napoli Bern LLP law firm is currently involved in filing complaints against property owners and others on behalf of over 800 plaintiffs in the first major class lawsuit on behalf of cleanup workers at Ground Zero of the World Trade Center. Thousands more are expected to join the lawsuit with over one billion dollars being sought for victim medical testing.
The lawsuit is being filed against owners, managers, controllers and leasers of the World Trade Center complex. The cleanup workers have been affected by the high levels of lethal toxins which were present at Ground Zero following the events on September 11, 2001. These afflictions which are known as ÂWTC Toxic DiseasesÂ could also affect many of the people who live and work around the area of the cleanup.
Napoli Bern, LLC along with the law firm of Worby, Groner, Edelman are involved with thousands of individual lawsuits, notices of claims and other filings. These lawsuits are being filed against many governmental bodies including New York City, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on behalf of their individual clients.
Napoli Bern is currently handling hundreds of new inquiries. These inquiries include individuals and groups representing thousands of potential plaintiffs. The total number of people affected by ÂWTC Toxic DiseasesÂ could be over 400,000.
The Napoli Bern and Worby, Groner, Edelman law firms will undertake initiatives with governmental legislators to create and fund medical testing programs for the victims. Consultants from related medical and toxicological areas are creating protocol for the testing procedures. The long term cost of the medical testing is estimated to be in excess of one billion dollars.
Napoli Bern, LLP is a law firm experienced in prosecuting personal injury actions on behalf of its clients. The firmÂs litigation practice is focused on mass tort, medical malpractice, products liability, and negligence actions. Their office has been instrumental in the development of new law in the area of personal injury law and consumer rights. Napoli Bern has law offices in New York City, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Oklahoma. For more information visit http://www.nblawfirm.com or call 1-888-LAW-IN-NY
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