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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…

Weitz & Luxenberg to Hold Community Meeting to Discuss PFOA and PFOS Water Contamination

Weitz & Luxenberg announced today it is holding a community meeting on June 28, 2016 in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania to discuss the contamination of area drinking water with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfanate acid (PFOS). The law firm will listen to residents’ concerns as well as discuss preliminary findings of an investigation into the…

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