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Does PFAS in Firefighting Gear Cause Cancer?

April 15, 2023   |  
Research Shows PFAS Chemicals in Firefighter Gear May Cause Cancer Firefighters are exposed to large amounts of carcinogens from a wide variety of sources, from smoke and chemicals released during fires to certain types of firefighting foam. Recent allegations claim that firefighters may be exposed to yet another source of...
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Millions Awarded for PFAS Cleanup in Pittsboro, NC

March 6, 2023   |  
Amidst an ongoing battle over PFAS contamination, the town of Pittsboro, North Carolina, will receive nearly $18 million to build two new drinking water treatment projects. Experts have found high levels of PFAS in Pittsboro’s drinking water supply. In early February 2023, the town sued multiple chemical companies, alleging they...
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Cancer-Causing PFAS Chemicals Found in Glasses Spray

January 17, 2022   |  
Does Glasses Spray Contain PFAS? A recent study published in the Environmental Science & Technology journal has found high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in popular anti-fogging glasses sprays. PFAS or "per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances" are classified as possible human carcinogens, and studies have linked exposure to them to a...
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Cancer-Causing PFAS Chemicals Found in Makeup

June 18, 2021   |  
PFAS in Makeup Presents Major Cancer Risk A study has found high levels of the toxic chemicals known as PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) in a majority of makeup products sold in the United States and Canada. According to a report published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology Letters,...
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$17.5 Million Settlement in AFFF Class Action Lawsuit

March 25, 2021   |  
As of February 2021, 1000 homeowners in Peshtigo, WI have been awarded a $17.5 million settlement to resolve a class action AFFF lawsuit filed in 2018. The class action lawsuit was filed against Tyco Fire Products and two other manufacturers of aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) when the two lead plaintiffs...
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AFFF Settlements: What Can Victims Expect?

August 7, 2020   |  
Since research uncovered a link between the PFAS "forever" chemicals in AFFF (firefighting foam) and cancer, hundreds of lawsuits have been filed by firefighters and property owners alleging that AFFF and AFFF runoff caused their cancer. Our firm is handling many of these firefighting foam cancer lawsuits, and many potential...
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Firefighter Cancer Lawsuits: Do You Have a Claim?

July 22, 2020   |  
Firefighters who have suffered from kidney cancer or testicular cancer potentially due to AFFF (aqueous film forming foam or "firefighting foam") may be able to file a firefighter cancer lawsuit. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with kidney cancer or testicular cancer potentially due to AFFF firefighting...
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AFFF Kidney Cancer Risk: What You Need to Know About Firefighting Foam

July 20, 2020   |  
Does AFFF cause kidney cancer? Several alarming studies have linked AFFF (also known as firefighting foam) to cancer. In this blog post, we’ll look closer at the potential link between AFFF and kidney cancer — a serious risk for firefighters (both civilian and military), airport workers, and property owners near...
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Does AFFF Cause Cancer?

July 20, 2020   |  
Have you or a loved one been exposed to AFFF (aqueous film forming foam)? AFFF “firefighting foam” may cause cancer and those exposed should be aware of the risks. Many who have been exposed to firefighting foam and suffered from cancer are wondering, “Does AFFF cause cancer?” In this blog...
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AFFF Foam Lawsuit: Do You Have a Claim?

April 20, 2020   |  
AFFF or “firefighting foam” is a highly effective fire suppressant used by firefighters to combat fires often involving jet fuel or another petroleum-based accelerant. However, there is a serious risk of AFFF foam cancer due to exposure. Firefighters, airport workers, and even nearby property owners may be at especially high...
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