Toxic Tort Law blends private and public law resulting in its own set of unique problems and challenges. Because this area is gaining prominence, it’s developing its own jurisprudence. Introduces the study of toxic torts and identifies the theories of liabilities, including the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA). Covers special defendants, defenses, causation, injuries, and damages. Text also addresses mass toxic torts and delves into the case of environmental tobacco smoke.