STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Plaintiffs in New Hampshire PFOA Water Contamination Class Action Suit Move to Remand Claims
July 20, 2016
CONCORD, N.H. –– Plaintiffs asserting PFOA water contamination claims have moved to remand their suit, contending in part that the defendant chose to operate its facility in New Hampshire “in part to avoid Vermont’s stricter environmental requirements which would have limited the amount of PFOA released into the environment.”
In the July 11 motion filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the plaintiffs additionally maintained that the federal court can declined to exercise jurisdiction over the class action suit when greater than two-thirds of the members of all proposed classes are citizens of the state ...
Motion to Remand