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What Compensation Can I Get if I Sue for PFAS Damages?

If you’ve been injured by exposure to PFAS chemicals, you may be wondering what compensation you could receive if you sue for your injuries. As with any lawsuit, the exact amount will depend on a variety of factors; however, the award should include money for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages.
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How Much Could I Get in a PFAS Settlement?

The compensation you could recover in a PFAS lawsuit depends on the type and severity of your illness. However, some of the recoverable damages our lawyers could seek on your behalf include compensation for:

  • Past and future medical expenses
  • Past and future lost wages
  • Past and future pain and suffering (both mental and physical)
  • Punitive damages

Related Article: PFAS Exposure Lawsuit Update

How Could I be Exposed to PFAS?

People living near sites where a release of PFAS has occurred may be exposed to contaminated air, soil, or drinking water. You may also be exposed via consumer products including food packaging, stain-resistant carpeting and upholstery, and water-repellent clothing.

Eating food grown or raised in PFAS-contaminated water, including agricultural products, wild game, and fish may also increase your exposure. Babies born to mothers who were exposed to PFAS can be exposed in the womb while breastfeeding, or while drinking formula mixed with contaminated water.

People who work with or around PFAS (i.e. manufacturing chemicals or using AFFF fire-fighting foam) may breathe in PFAS.

Which Injuries are PFAS Lawyers Suing Over?

Our lawyers are reviewing potential lawsuits for people who developed the following injuries after being exposed to PFAS chemicals:

Who are PFAS Lawsuits Being Filed Against?

For years, DuPont was the single company being sued over health and environmental damages alleged from so-called PFAS "forever chemicals." DuPont has been named as a defendant in more than 6,100 PFAS lawsuits since 2005, according to Bloomberg [1].

However, recently there’s been a seismic shift in the legal landscape as awareness of PFAS has expanded. No company’s degree of legal jeopardy is currently rising faster than 3M’s. More than 3 PFAS-related lawsuits were filed against the company per day in 2021.

Other defendants in recent PFAS lawsuits include Chemguard Inc., Kidde-Fenwal Inc., National Foam Inc., and Dynax Corp.

PFAS Regulatory Developments

PFAS is currently the focus of aggressive environmental regulatory scrutiny related to compliance and cleanup standards. In 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a PFAS Action Plan outlining commitments to address concerns over the chemicals.

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