New Complaint Filed in Louisiana Federal Court Says Firefighting Gear Contains PFAS



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NEW ORLEANS –– A group of plaintiffs have filed a lawsuit in Louisiana federal court contending that they were exposed to PFAS compounds in both Aqueous Film Forming Foam and Firefighter Turnout Gear, suffering personal injuries as a result.

In the March 5 complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana seek relief for injuries suffered in “connection with contamination of the blood and/or bodies” by PFAS.

The complaint details the history of Aqueous Film Forming Foam, a specialized substance designed to extinguish petroleum-based fires.

“It has been used for decades,” the complaint says, “and continues …






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