DuPont appealed the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio’s judgment in a PFAS exposure case that required the company to pay the plaintiff, a cancer survivor, $40 million. The case is part of a group of lawsuits by Ohio and West Virginia residents who alleged that DuPont’s plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia contaminated their drinking water. DuPont is appealing all previous judgments in the case. The company unsuccessfully sought a new trial but prevailed on its request to lower the $10 million award to the victim’s wife for loss of consortium.
April 27, 2021 | In re E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. C-8 Personal Injury Litigation, No. 2:13-md-2433 (S.D. Ohio)