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Have you or a family member served as a firefighter, emergency responder, or were stationed at a military base, airport, or another site where AFFF was utilized, at any point since 1980?(Required)
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Toxic Firefighting Foam Lawsuits

Lawsuits related to AFFF, or aqueous film-forming foam, typically involve claims against manufacturers for alleged health and environmental damages caused by the firefighting foam. These lawsuits also pertain to firefighting foam containing per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Plaintiffs assert that exposure to AFFF chemicals has led to health issues such as cancer, as well as contamination of water sources. These lawsuits seek compensation for medical expenses and damages incurred as a result of AFFF exposure.
Image of firefighters using toxic chemical firefighting foam to put out a fire.

What is AFFF & PFAS?

Aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF) is a firefighting foam specifically designed to suppress flammable liquid fires by forming a film that cuts off the fire’s oxygen supply. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemicals, including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), which are sometimes used as ingredients in AFFF to enhance its effectiveness in fighting fires. In essence, AFFF is the firefighting foam product used in fire suppression, while PFAS are the specific chemicals, including PFOA and PFOS, which may be present in AFFF formulations. PFAS are of concern due to their persistence in the environment and potential health risks associated with exposure.
Chemical Breakdown.

Poisonous Aftermath

Conditions connected to AFFF & PFAS exposure that could qualify for a potential legal claim are:

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Thousands of cases have already been filed in order to hold the manufacturers accountable for putting profits over safety. Claimants all over the country are still getting involved due to the extent of exposure to these toxic products and health issues that could arise. In October 2023, the defendants, including large corporations Dupont and 3M, agreed to pay $10.3 billion to settle all cases. To this day, there are still immediate health concerns about the risks of chemicals associated with AFFF and PFAS.
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Navigating afff/pfas claims can feel daunting, but you don’t have to face litigation alone. Here are the answers to commonly asked questions about filing a afff/pfas lawsuit.

Firefighters alone are not the only group at risk of injuries related to AFFF & PFAS exposure. Other groups that could work in an environment susceptible to exposure include but are not limited to: emergency responders, airport workers, military base employees (civilian and military) or construction workers. You’ll want to stay up to date because criteria can sometimes expand to include other groups or conditions.
We urge you to submit your information promptly as the plaintiff pool is expected to grow further. Our legal team predicts that top-tier AFFF settlement payouts will range from $200,000 to $500,000. Plaintiffs in the middle settlement tier may anticipate payouts between $150,000 and $300,000, while those in the lowest tier could receive $20,000 to $75,000.
Filing a toxic firefighting foam claim typically involves several steps, the first of which is to gather all relevant documentation that could be related to your case. This could include medical records, doctors notes or insurance claims. Hiring an attorney is often helpful in having a partner as they guide you through the legal process and collection of documents.
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