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In Hoosick Falls, W&L Files Federal Class-Action Lawsuit Against Saint-Gobain and Honeywell

Weitz & Luxenberg filed a federal class-action lawsuit today against Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. and Honeywell International Inc. on behalf of Hoosick Falls, NY residents who have been drinking water laced with a dangerous chemical called perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). Some local residents have reported falling ill after using this water for drinking and cooking. The…

Due to PFOA Water Contamination in Petersburgh, Brockovich and W&L Expanding Investigation

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg today announced that they are expanding their investigation into PFOA water contamination to include Petersburgh, NY. They announced their broader examination after new tests revealed that the town’s municipal water supply had the same chemical that is poisoning the Hoosick Falls, NY water system. ”First Hoosick Falls, now Petersburgh.…

Erin Brockovich and W&L Welcome Criminal Charges Against SoCalGas

Consumer Advocate Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg lawyer Robin Greenwald voiced support today for the criminal charges filed against Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) over a massive gas leak in Aliso Canyon. Erin Brockovich, who has been working with the law firm Weitz & Luxenberg to seek compensation for affected residents, said, ”I’m pleased…

Erin Brockovich and W&L to Visit Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Groundwater Contamination Victims on Jan. 30

Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, together with a team of Weitz & Luxenberg attorneys, look forward to meeting with victims of the Hoosick Falls, New York PFOA groundwater contamination on Saturday, January 30. This community meeting will be held between noon and 2 p.m. in the Greenwall Auditorium at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, 15 minutes away…

W&L Files Class Action Petition on Behalf of Oklahomans Affected by Earthquakes

Weitz & Luxenberg, in partnership with Poynter Law Group, today announced it has filed a class action petition against four energy companies operating in Oklahoma who have refused to end fracking operations that are contributing to increased earthquakes throughout the state. The law firm will represent the homeowners and businesses that have suffered from these human-induced…

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