Law360 Quotes Robert Thackston on the Increase of Lawsuits Involving "Forever Chemicals"


On Feb. 12, a Law360 article quoted Robert Thackston (DA) on the growing number of lawsuits involving “forever chemicals,” such as polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFASs. PFAS is found in products such as food packaging, water repellents, polishes and waxes and paints. Chemical manufacturers are facing an increase in lawsuits claiming environmental contamination and health hazards. Thackston said plaintiffs in these cases are trying to reach new ground in terms of companies' liability.