Suit Filed Over Orange County, California PFAS Contamination

The Orange County Water District and other area water districts filed suit against 3M, DuPont, Corteva, Inc, and Decra Roofing Systems over PFAS contamination in local water supplies.  Decra Roofing Systems, a California-based company. The water districts allege nuisance, negligence, and products liability claims against the defendants and seek damages, injunctive relief, attorneys fees and…

3M and DuPont Argue for Dismissal of Nuisance Claims in California PFAS Case

Defendants 3M and DuPont have asked the Central District of California to dismiss Golden State Water Company’s public nuisance claims. 3M and DuPont argue the complaint fails to sufficiently show they caused the harms alleged. Defendants also argue that Plaintiff lacks the exclusive possession of property necessary to sustain a trespass claim, and that Plaintiff’s…

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Putative Class Action Filed for Alleged PFAS in Menstrual Products

A California resident has filed a putative action against Thinx Inc., a manufacturer of underwear designed for feminine hygiene purposes. Plaintiff alleges that, despite representations that it “take[s] consumer health and safety seriously,” Thinx  knowingly manufactured products containing dangerously high levels of PFAS. Plaintiff asserts claims for breach of implied warranty, unjust enrichment, violations of…

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Southern California Water Agency Sues Over Alleged PFAS Contamination

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency in Southern California filed suit against multiple companies—including Raytheon Technologies, Chemours, DuPont, and 3M—for alleged contributions of PFAS to the area water supply. Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s suit has been added to a growing list of public water providers’ claims consolidated in the South Carolina MDL. October 28,…

PFAS Manufacturers Sued for Contamination at California Airport

The Monterey Peninsula Airport District filed suit against several PFAS manufacturers in one of the latest additions to the ever-growing South Carolina AFFF MDL. In the suit, the District seeks damages, attorneys’ costs and fees, and alleges diminished property value due to alleged PFOA and PFOS contamination at the Monterey Regional Airport in California. October…