Toxic Chemicals & Other

Over the past 30 years, founding partner William M. Audet has represented individuals and family members in complex class and non class action toxic tort cases, including oil spill cases. During that time period, Mr. Audet and his firm, Audet & Partners, LLP has gained significant experience and indepth knowledge of this area of law. As a result, the firm has successfully represented its clients in a wide variety of toxic tort and oil spill claims. In the past, the attorneys at the firm have worked on, among other cases, the Alaska Oil Spill litigation, the San Francisco Bay oil spill cases, as well as representing workers at factories that exposed employees to toxins resulting in significant personal injuries and brain and nerve damage.

If you or a family member has been exposed to a toxin, or believe you may have been exposed to a toxin, you should contact Audet & Partners, LLP to discuss your case.

Toxic Chemicals & Other Investigations


Santa Barbara Oil Spill Threatens Small Businesses

Santa Barbara Oil Spill Lawsuit

On July 7, 2015, Audet & Partners, LLP filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, on behalf of businesses harmed as a result of the recent Santa Barbara oil spill. The pipeline rupture and oil spill in Santa Barbara County has posed significant threats to the environment, wildlife, and small businesses.  The company which owns the ruptured pipeline is Plains All American Pipeline, LP, which has been cited for at least... Read More

Mexico Class Action Filed Against British Petroleum


Between April and July 2010, it is believed that the explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig resulted in leakage of some 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. In a subsequent effort to cosmetically reduce the appearance of oil on the water surface, BP covered the oil spill with 1.9 million gallons of Corexit, an oil dispersant known to be mutagenic to fish. Now, more than two years after the spill, studies are demonstrating that zooplankton -... Read More

San Francisco Bay Oil Spill

Cosco Busan Class Action   Audet & Partners, LLP has filed a Class Action Lawsuit on behalf of all Commercial Fishing and Crabbing businesses that operate in the San Francisco Bay and surrounding coastlines for damages that have resulted from the recent oil spill. If you would like to discuss your potential case, join the Class Action, or learn more about the lawsuit, please call our toll-free number at 800.965.1461 to immediately speak with an attorney. Introduction The crash... Read More