toxic tort

noun

: a tort in which there is personal injury or property damage due to exposure to toxic substances

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“Toxic tort.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/toxic%20tort. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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