Military PFAS Lawsuits: Did You Get Sick from Contaminated Water?

Last Updated on January 19, 2024

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who lived on a military base and suspects they developed cancer or thyroid disease as a result of exposure to contaminated water.
What’s Going On?
DuPont, 3M and other companies that made firefighting foams used in military base training exercises are being sued over claims that, knowing their products contained PFAS chemicals that could contaminate local groundwater and cause serious health effects, they failed to take the steps necessary to protect the public. More than 700 military bases are suspected or confirmed to have had their water contaminated with PFAS primarily due to the use of firefighting foams.
What Diseases Have Been Linked to PFAS Chemicals?
Thyroid disease and several types of cancer, including liver, pancreatic, testicular, prostate, breast, bladder, thyroid and kidney cancer, have all been linked to PFAS exposure.
What You Can Do
If you suspect you or a loved one developed cancer or thyroid disease as a result of drinking or otherwise being exposed to contaminated water, fill out the form on this page. Attorneys working with are offering free consultations to those who lived on military bases to help these individuals determine whether they can take legal action.
How Could a Lawsuit Help?
A lawsuit could provide money for medical expenses, lost wages, loss of life’s enjoyment, physical pain and suffering, mental anguish and more.

The information submitted on this page will be forwarded to Cohen, Placitella & Roth who has sponsored this investigation.

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