STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
N.Y. Federal Court Consolidates 2 Class Action Suits Involving PFOA Contamination in Drinking Water
March 21, 2016
ALBANY, N.Y. –– A New York federal court has consolidated two class action lawsuits, saying that the majority of the claims –– relating to alleged PFOA contamination in drinking water –– overlap and that there is no inherent conflict between the named plaintiffs in either action.
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York issued the consolidation order on March 18, one week after the second of the two class action suits was filed.
The first suit, initiated on Feb. 24, was filed by Michele Baker, Angela Corbett, Daniel Schuttig, and all others similarly situated. In it, ...
Baker Class Action
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