Recent New York State case could encourage an increase
in class-action suits involving pfoa contamination
Review of the first case of its kind in NY State which n July 2018, a New York State trial court in Burdick v. Tonoga, Inc., 60 Misc. 3d 1212(A) (N.Y. Sup. Ct. 2018), 
certified four classes of plaintiffs in a suit against Tonoga Inc. (d/b/a Taconic) for soil and groundwater contamination and medical monitoring involving
perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA). The case is the first lawsuit involving PFOA contamination in New York State in which a class has been certified, and may be a
harbinger of similar toxic tort class actions in the future may be a harbinger of similar toxic tort class actions in the future See: https://www.lexology.com/library/detail. ...
Posted: 26/08/2018 By: Professor Paul Bardos



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