Firm News: Jul. 2016

W&L Files First Personal Injury Suit over Water Contamination in Hoosick Falls

Weitz & Luxenberg today filed the first personal injury suit resulting from water pollution in Hoosick Falls, NY, on behalf of plaintiff James Donavan. The complaint states that exposure to Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) has directly caused Donavan’s ulcerative colitis and other illnesses, which is consistent with findings from the C8 Panel that expressly linked ulcerative colitis…

W&L Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Decision to Sign Statute of Limitations Bill into Law

Weitz & Luxenberg today commended Governor Andrew Cuomo for signing into law a bill that will give Hoosick Falls residents the opportunity to recover medical costs associated with drinking contaminated water. “Gov. Cuomo’s action today has renewed hope for many residents who until now were prevented from taking legal action against Honeywell and St. Gobain…

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