STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

New C-8 Complaint Filed in Wake of Global Settlement, Says Exposure Caused Kidney Cancer

COLUMBUS, Ohio –– Another lawsuit alleging injury from exposure to C-8 in water has been filed in the wake of a global settlement reached in the national multidistrict litigation docket, with the plaintiff alleging that he developed kidney cancer as a result of exposure to the contaminants.

In the Oct. 30 complaint filed in the U.S District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, Powell said that DuPont owned and operated a manufacturing facility in Wood County, West Virginia known as the “Washington Works Plant” until at least 2015. DuPont was in control of the plant, and all chemicals ...

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