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Legal Trends

Illinois PFAS Lawsuit Seeks To Avoid MDL

On January 31, 2023, Illinois became the latest state to file a PFAS pollution lawsuit against manufacturers of PFAS seeking damages for alleged contamination in the state; however, the lawsuit notably explicitly disclaims any issues related to aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) in the Complaint. The lawsuit pertains to several community water services in the state, representing pollution claims spanning several populous counties in Illinois. The Illinois PFAS lawsuit will be closely watched by states who are contemplating suing for PFAS remediation and companies who either manufactured PFAS or utilized PFAS as part of their manufacturing process. While the lawsuit targets a...

Illinois PFAS Lawsuit Seeks To Avoid MDL

On January 31, 2023, Illinois became the latest state to file a PFAS pollution lawsuit against manufacturers of PFAS seeking damages for alleged contamination in the state; however, the lawsuit notably explicitly disclaims any issues related to aqueous film-forming...

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PFAS Consumer Fraud Trend Continues

We previously wrote about the PFAS consumer fraud class action lawsuit filed against Coca-Cola in New York over one of the company's orange juice products. Now, in the last few days, two new lawsuits for different products types have been filed that allege similar...

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PFAS Legislative Developments (January 2023)

January 2023 PFAS Legislative Developments January Legislation Tracking (Jan 1, 2023 – Jan 31, 2023)Current Trends in Legislation – January 2023   No Federal Bills Introduced in January Federal Level Key point addressed: N/A. Fire-Resistant Equipment States...

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John Gardella To Co-Chair PFAS Conference

On February 9, 2023, John Gardella will co-Chair the PFAS Litigation and Regulatory Developments Conference, which is being hosted and presented by Perrin Conferences. John and co-Chair Ryan Gillespie of Nationwide Mutual will kick off the event at 11:00am ET with...

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Washington PFAS Soil Standards

To start off the new year, Washington introduced its "Draft Guidance for Investigating and Remediating PFAS Contamination In Washington State", which provides guidance principles for companies looking to remediate land of six specific types of PFAS - PFOA, PFOS, PFNA,...

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John Gardella Interviewed On PFAS By WSJ

Attorney John Gardella  was recently interviewed by Kris Maher, reporter for the Wall Street Journal, for his article regarding the increasing number of states promulgating regulations banning PFAS in consumer products or PFAS altogether from all applications. An...

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CMBG3 Supports Bread of Life On Christmas Day

On Christmas Day, Bryna Misiura, David Goldman, and Daria Afshar volunteered their time to support the efforts of Bread of Life at the Malden High School. Bread of Life is an organization that serves communities north of Boston with the goal to feed those in need or who are...

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David Goldman Provides 20 Hours of Pro Bono Service

Shareholder David Goldman recently completed 20 hours of a volunteer lawyer program created to assist the Rhode Island District Court in the adjudication of tenancy and eviction cases. As set out by Chief Judge Jeanne E. LaFazia, the program's goal is to provide tenants facing...