Posted by Thornton Law Firm LLP on Aug 7, 2014 5:39:00 PM Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and State Representative Jared Polis have reached an agreement to keep two measures to regulate fracking off the November ballot. Under the deal, Rep. Polis agreed to withdraw his support for the two ballot questions. In exchange, Gov. Hickenlooper will… Read More


Posted by Brad J. Mitchell on Jun 4, 2014 11:42:00 AM Thornton Law Firm and co-counsel recently settled a lawsuit on behalf of a child with serious birth defects whose mother was exposed to toxic substances during pregnancy while working in the semiconductor chip manufacturing industry. The case settled shortly before trial was scheduled to… Read More


Posted by David C. Strouss on Apr 23, 2014 4:22:00 PM On Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 a jury returned a $2,925,000 verdict for a Texas family who suffered health problems and property damage from fracking wells near their property. It is reportedly the first time a fracking company has ever been held responsible for health… Read More


Yesterday, voters in several Colorado and Ohio cities and towns voted on a series of fracking bans and restrictions. Voters in Colorado municipalities Boulder, Broomfield, Fort Collins, and Lafayette decided whether to pass restrictions on “fracking” in those communities. Residents in Boulder and Fort Collins approved five-year fracking moratoriums. At last count, the Broomfield vote was nearly tied, and only 13 votes separated the two sides. Lafayette’s measure, one that bans fracking completely, also passed.… Read More


Posted by David C. Strouss on Jun 28, 2013 2:36:00 PM July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month (NCCAPM). NCCAPM and its partner organizations maintain a variety of programs throughout the year offering services for patients and families, and promoting public awareness of these birth defects. Some are born with congenital birth… Read More


Posted by David C. Strouss Since bringing one of the first cases in the country related to reproductive harm arising from chemical exposure in the semiconductor industry, Thornton Law Firm has been at the leading edge of representing victims of birth defects. New studies show that workplace chemicals are long known to cause serious birth… Read More