Category: Toxic Chemical Exposure

Train Wreck Leaks Toxic Chemical, Sickens Dozens

November 30, 2012 -- NJ.com is reporting that a freight train derailed on a collapsed bridge at about 7 a.m. in Paulsboro, New Jersey. At least 3 cars are leaking chemicals into the air and waterways, including highly toxic vinyl...

Most American Couches Contain Toxic Flame Retardants

November 30, 2012 --According to a study published by researchers from Duke University, the majority of couches in American households contain potentially toxic flame retardants. Foam inside couches can become airborne house dust, with possible health risks if it is...

Ohio C8 Lawyer

Many decades ago, the toxic chemical C8 contaminated drinking water in the Mid-Ohio Valley. If you drank water contaminated with C8 for at least one year, you may be eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit against DuPont if you...

West Virginia C8 Toxic Chemical Lawyer

The toxic chemical C8 contaminated drinking water in several water districts in West Virginia. If you lived in West Virginia and drank the water for at least one year prior to December 3, 2004, you may have been exposed. You...

Toxic Chemical C8 Personal Injury Lawsuits Filed

October 29, 2012 -- Three people have filed C8 personal injury lawsuits against DuPont, the chemical company that leaked massive amounts of the toxic chemical C8 into the groundwater in Ohio and West Virginia. As part of a settlement agreement...

“Probable Link” Between Toxic Chemical C8 and High Cholesterol

October 29, 2012 -- The C8 Science Panel has delivered its fourth and final Probable Link report to the Wood County Court. They have concluded that there is a “probable link” between exposure to the toxic chemical C8 and high...

Texas C8 Lawyer

The chemical company DuPont is now facing personal injury lawsuits from people who were exposed to C8, a toxic chemical that leaked into the groundwater in parts of Ohio and West Virginia. You may qualify for compensation if you were...

Man Wins $7.2 Million in “Popcorn Lung” Lawsuit

September 21, 2012 -- A jury has awarded Wayne Watson $7.2 million in damages for the first “popcorn lung” lawsuit to be filed by a consumer. The Colorado man allegedly ate two bags of butter-flavored popcorn every day for several...

FDA Issues News Release for Arsenic in Rice

September 21, 2012 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a press release regarding their ongoing efforts to monitor levels of arsenic in rice. Their testing of products has been consistent with tests conducted by Consumer Reports,...

Johnson & Johnson Removes Formaldehyde, Other Chemicals

August 16, 2012 -- After years of pressure from consumers and environmental groups, Johnson & Johnson announced that they will be removing formaldehyde, certain cancer-causing chemicals, and other harsh ingredients from its products. The chemicals will be removed from baby...