Breaking News: AFFF Firefighting Foam Lawsuit Set to Bring Compensation Payouts in 2024 – What Victims Need to Know

Charleston, South Carolina: With the approaching year of 2024, victims of Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) contamination are eagerly awaiting a settlement in their long-standing legal battle. The question on everyone’s minds is whether a settlement is on the horizon, and if so, what compensation payouts can be expected? In October 2023, a glimmer of hope emerged when a global settlement agreement resolved a large number of AFFF water contamination claims filed by local water authorities and municipalities. The defendants, including 3M and DuPont, agreed to pay a staggering $10.3 billion as part of the settlement … Read more

Groundbreaking Settlement Expected for AFFF Firefighting Foam Lawsuits

City of Stuart, Florida is gearing up for the first bellwether trial in the AFFF firefighting foam class action lawsuit, which is scheduled to begin on June 5, 2023. The city alleges that PFAS from firefighting foam products made by companies like 3M and DuPont contaminated their water supply. This trial will be a crucial event for the litigation, and a successful verdict for the plaintiff could potentially lead to a multi-billion dollar global settlement. Occupational exposure to AFFF firefighting foam is a significant concern in this litigation. Firefighters, as well as individuals working in … Read more