As the world confronts the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), we are becoming more aware of how masks and respirators can, potentially, protect us from airborne contaminants. Individual respiratory protection devices have been around for over a hundred years. From the use of gas masks to protect soldiers from mustard gas in World War I, to masks used to protect health care workers from pathogens, we have relied on masks to prevent the inhalation of harmful substances.

As the world confronts the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), we are becoming more aware of how masks and respirators can, potentially, protect us from airborne contaminants. Individual respiratory protection devices have been around for over a hundred years. From the use of gas masks to protect soldiers from mustard gas in World War I, to masks used to protect health care workers from pathogens, we have relied on masks to prevent the inhalation of harmful substances.

As the world confronts the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19), we are becoming more aware of how masks and respirators can, potentially, protect us from airborne contaminants. Individual respiratory protection devices have been around for over a hundred years. From the use of gas masks to protect soldiers from mustard gas in World War I, to masks used to protect health care workers from pathogens, we have relied on masks to prevent the inhalation of harmful substances.

Thornton Law Firm LLP has been representing victims of asbestos disease and their families for decades. Through our cases representing workers with mesothelioma, lung cancer, and other cancers and asbestosis, we have developed a sophisticated knowledge of how people have been exposed to asbestos.

Thornton Law Firm, LLP again honored by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.” with a Tier 1 National Ranking and two Tier 1 Boston Rankings.

Michael P. Thornton, David J. McMorris, Andrew S. Wainwright, and Garrett J. Bradley, have been named Super Lawyers, and partners Andrea M. Landry and Evan Hoffman, and Of Counsel Guillaume Buell, were named Rising Stars.

In a landmark victory for farmers affected by pesticide spray drift, a MO jury forced Monsanto & BASF to pay $250 million in punitive damages to Bader farms

The Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Ethicon has been ordered to pay $343.99 million dollars for deceptively marketing vaginal mesh products in the state of California. San Diego County Superior Court judge Eddie Sturgeon ruled that the deceptive marketing was intended to deceive doctors and tens of thousands patients about the risks and dangers of the […]

January 16, 2020

Christmas in the City

Thornton Law Firm supported Christmas in the City this past holiday season.  Christmas in the City is a nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that provides sheltered and homeless children in Boston with toys and other gifts every year. Working from a list of gift requests from Christmas in the City., Thornton Law Firm held a holiday toy […]

Thornton Law Firm Files Hawaii Lawsuit Against Monsanto for Pregnant Mothers’ Exposures to Pesticides Resulting in Birth Defects Thornton Law Firm, together with co-counsel Waters Kraus & Paul, Galiher DeRobertis and Waxman, and Phillips & Paolicelli, filed a first of its kind lawsuit against Monsanto in Hawaii state court on October 24, 2019. The case […]

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