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Environmental

Negligent corporations have a history of improper waste disposal; This toxic waste often contaminates local water sources and releases harmful chemicals into the environment through the soil. 

In this section of class action lawsuits, we cover information about these acts of negligence that negatively impact the environment and the people depending on it.

Benzene is a chemical found in many products that has been linked with leukemia and several other health conditions. 

Widespread benzene usage in consumer products and its potential hazards has seen it become a subject of multiple litigations in recent times. 

Between August 1, 1953, and December 31, 1987, service members, their families and civilians who worked, lived, or spent some time on or around the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps base in North Carolina were exposed to contaminated water. They used the water for drinking, cooking, and bathing in buildings all over the facility.

Farmers are bringing lawsuits against Monsanto, Dupont, and BASF Corporation — manufacturers of dicamba, a powerful herbicide developed to eliminate “superweeds.” The farmers allege that the herbicide drifted onto their farms, killing crops worth billions.

Agricultural and biotechnological entity, Monsanto, has reached a multibillion dollar settlement agreement with thousands of plaintiffs who developed cancer due to prolonged exposure to Roundup, a glyphosate-based weedkiller. 

Individuals and communities are filing lawsuits against firms responsible for trichloroethylene (TCE) exposure and contamination. 

Plaintiffs who have suffered TCE-related injuries can file lawsuits against organizations responsible for the contamination.

Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF)

In March, famous pharmaceutical organization, Pfizer, recalled one of its medications for blood pressure — Accuretic. This news came on the heels of claims that some Accuretic lots had high amounts of a carcinogen tagged “nitrosamine.

This is an active lawsuit.

Individuals affected by this particular product or chemical are currently filing lawsuits.

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Class action lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies and their manufactured drugs.

Class action lawsuits against the manufacturer of harmful or faulty medical devices.

Class action lawsuits filed by individuals who have suffered a similar loss or injury at the hands of the responsible party.

Class action lawsuits filed against the manufacturer of defective goods by individuals that bought or used these products.

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