Day after day these days, we see expressions of clueless bewilderment from government officials: “Why are the people so mad at us?” “Why do they hate us?” “Why are they so anxious to throw us out of office?” There are, of course, a thousand reasons, but none more revealing of what’s broken about our government… Continue Reading
PORTLAND PARKS DIRECTOR NEEDS TO ‘GET’ THAT LEAD-CONTAMINATED DRINKING WATER IS DANGEROUS…..OR QUIT HIS JOB A recent review of the Portland Parks and Recreation’s (PPR) handling of high levels of lead contamination in the drinking fountains at the Multnomah Arts Center concluded that the agency failed for years in its duty to protect citizens, especially… Continue Reading
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We help families. Pollution Law Watch is here to provide information to families whose home or neighborhood is threatened with chemical contamination. As those families receive typically one-sided information about the contamination from the polluter and their government, we tell those families what's really going on, what they're up against, and—most importantly—what to do about it. Read More…
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Pollution Law Watch Authors
Shawn M. Collins
Named a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by the American Trial Lawyers Association, Shawn has forced polluters to clean up homes and neighborhoods for thousands of families, and to compensate them (over $65 million recovered so far) for the injuries to their property and health caused by the polluters' toxic chemicals.
Edward J. Manzke
A gifted personal injury lawyer, Ed Manzke excels in understanding the facts and law concerning how a client was injured, and in developing a legal strategy to win just compensation.
Norman B. Berger
Norman Berger is a seasoned trial lawyer with a wide range of litigation and counseling experience. Concentrating primarily on business and environmental litigation, he has litigated extensively in state and federal courts nationwide.
Michael D. Hayes
Michael Hayes is recognized for his experience and results in environmental and class action litigation. For over a decade, he has successfully represented classes of residents in environmental property damage litigation, where he spearheads The Pollution Lawyers’ efforts on the important class certification and class settlement issues that arise in these cases.