Other Claims

Other Claims

In addition to working with clients on personal injuries, workplace injuries, defective products, and other issues, we also handle cases outside the norm. For instance, we have experience with environmental claims and whistleblower issues. Let us give you a voice in these areas too.

Environmental Claims

In Texas and throughout the United States, negligence on the part of oil and gas companies has caused environmental catastrophes resulting in serious damage to property. Although there are federal and state environmental laws in place that are meant to protect people and property, these rules are all too often ignored. At The Callahan Law Firm, we represent property owners who have sustained significant property damage due to negligent and sometimes intentional conduct in environmental cases. We have a proven record of success obtaining favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients, including multimillion-dollar awards.
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Water Contamination

Clean, uncontaminated water and water rights are extremely valuable throughout Texas and other western states. When an environmental accident such as an oil, gas or chemical leak occurs and contaminates water, strong legal action is often required to recover damages enabling cleanup, restoration of these essential resources as well as other compensation.Our Houston water contamination attorneys are prepared to take action against the companies responsible for water contamination.
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Land Contamination

Oil and gas exploration, development and processing are vital to the economy of the western United States, including the Texas Gulf Coast and large areas of Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming, Oklahoma and other states. However, energy companies frequently place profit over safety of the people and environment where the work is done. Our experienced Houston-based lawyers, Michael S. Callahan and Casey M. Brown, understand land contamination issues.
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Chemical Leaks And Spills

Oil and gas, chemical, petrochemical, and related companies contribute greatly to the Texas and United States economies. While many of these companies are hugely profitable, they could be much more diligent in protecting workers from injury – as well as citizens of the entire region from environmental damage that can be serious or deadly. At The Callahan Law Firm, you will find knowledgeable chemical spill attorneys.
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Whistleblower Cases

Qui tam is the legal term for the method in the federal False Claims Act that allows people to come forward with information and assist the government in stopping Medicare fraud, defense contractor fraud and other kinds of fraud against the federal government. To request a free, informative case evaluation with an experienced Houston whistleblower attorney, please call or e-mail us today.
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Student Financial Aid Fraud

Through the Department of Education and the Federal Student Aid Program, the United States Government provides money to colleges to pay for all or part of the education of hundreds of thousands of students to attend college, trade school, and English as a Second Language classes. Unfortunately, some schools who receive this assistance engage in fraud in an attempt to increase the amount of money they receive from the U.S. Government.
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