Was Your Water Supply Contaminated with AFFF or Other Forever Chemicals?

You Could Be Eligible For Substantial Compensation

Our firm is currently evaluating potential plaintiffs for a multidistrict litigation for claims related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), including aqueous film-forming foams (AFFFs), and/or perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). If you or a loved one lived in a contaminated area and were diagnosed with cancer or another serious illness, you may be eligible for substantial compensation.

 

 

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Who Qualifies for the PFAS & AFFF Personal Injury Lawsuit?

These cases can include plaintiffs who were exposed to “forever chemicals” in their drinking water or other environmental situations, such as firefighter’s foam. You could be eligible for compensation if you were:

  • Exposed to “forever chemicals” from contaminated drinking water by living in a contaminated area for a minimum of 5 years
  • Exposed to “forever chemicals” through AFFF as a firefighter
  • Diagnosed with any of the following:

    • Kidney Cancer
    • Liver Cancer*
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    *Liver cancer cases must not have a history of alcoholism or other alcohol-related liver disease or damage. If you are unsure if your liver cancer is connected to alcohol use or PFAS, please contact us today for a consultation.

Areas Affected By PFAS Contamination

If you or a loved one lived in one of these areas for a minimum of five years and was diagnosed with cancer or another severe illness listed above, you may be entitled to considerable compensation.

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What are PFAS or Forever Chemicals?

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are synthetic chemicals that have been commonly used in industrial and consumer products since the 1950s. PFAS might be found in packaging, on nonstick cookware, and even in treatments for fabrics to keep them stain resistant. There are many types of PFAS, and some of them have even been found to contaminate drinking water, affecting those who don’t come in direct contact.

What Makes PFAS “Forever Chemicals”?

According to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, PFAS are made up of a carbon-fluorine bond, and “because the carbon-fluorine bond is one of the strongest, these chemicals do not degrade easily in the environment.” Scientific studies have shown that this bond is so strong that PFAS can pass through some in-home water filters.

Are PFAS Harmful to Humans?

Studies have shown that there are PFAS that are harmful to humans and animals. According to the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, PFAS can cause health problems ranging from high blood pressure in pregnant women to certain types of cancer.

What are examples of PFAS?

While there are nearly 15,000 different synthetical chemicals that are considered PFAS, the two PFAS in the spotlight right now are Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) and Perfluorooctane Sulfonic Acid (PFOS).

What is AFFF?

Also known as fire suppressant foam, AFFF is a foam substance that is used to effectively cool a fire and coat flammable liquid. AFFF is also used in chemical plants, emergency response, oil refineries, airports, and flammable liquid storage facilities.

What is PFOS?

PFOS is a synthetic chemical that has been used since the mid-20th century for items like nonstick cookware and stain-resistant fabrics.

Is the PFAS Lawsuit Just For Firefighters?

While this case includes plaintiffs who have been exposed to PFAS through contaminated drinking water and other environmental situations, there is a separate personal injury lawsuit against the PFAS AFFF specifically for current and former firefighters who have been affected.

If you or a loved one is a current or former firefighter who was affected by AFFF chemicals, follow the link below to learn more, and see if you qualify for substantial compensation.

AFFF Lawsuit for Current & Former Firefighters

 

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