Gas Explosions and Fires Devastate Our Neighbors in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover Over-pressured gas lines serviced by Columbia Gas Company burst and caused explosions and fires over a wide swath of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover Massachusetts last week. The shocking and deadly chaos erupted in the afternoon as gas lines exploded inside homes,… Read More


Thornton Law Firm has strengthened its nationally-known toxic exposure and birth defects practice with the addition of  trial lawyer David Bricker, who joins the firm as of counsel. He was previously a partner with the Los Angeles office of Waters & Kraus, where he chaired their Birth Injury practice.

The Firm is also pleased to announce the establishment of their new office, located at 9430 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 400, Beverly Hills, California; telephone number (310) 282-8676; facsimile (310) 388-5316. Mr. Bricker will manage Thornton Law Firm’s new California office.… Read More


Posted by Thornton Law Firm LLP on Oct 25, 2013 4:30:00 AM Long before smartphone applications were sold with the catchphrase “There’s an app for that,” the notion of a cure-all for any situation has always been the province of chemicals. More than ever, we are surrounded by, bathed in, smothered with, and encircled by… Read More


Posted by Thornton Law Firm LLP on Oct 2, 2013 11:49:00 AM Overshadowed by the continuing debate over the government shutdown is the apparent fate of legislative protection of companies responsible for genetically modified organisms (“GMO”). In March of this year, a last-minute clause added to a government funding bill created a furor by protecting… Read More