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March is National Kidney Month

Information and graphics provided by kidney.org: Kidney Health Facts: The kidneys are the body’s chemical factories, filtering waste and performing vital functions that control things like red blood cell production and blood pressure. But over time, the kidneys can become damaged with little or no physical symptoms to warn you that your kidneys are in trouble. “Of the 26...

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Chemours Throws DuPont Under the Bus In Court Filings

The tangled DuPont PFAS web continues to unravel, and it appears that the company just has not learned their lesson. A recent article by North Carolina Policy Watch reveals: “DuPont could have permanently stopped discharging perfluorinated compounds – PFAS – from its Fayetteville (NC) Works plant into the Cape Fear River nine years ago, but decided against it in...

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DuPont C-8 “The Devil We Know” Documentary Now Streaming on Netflix

A new documentary available for streaming on Netflix, “The Devil We Know,” is a terrifying and eye-opening look into one of Cory Watson Attorney’s recent success stories – the DuPont C-8 litigation. Cory Watson Attorneys took a leading role in the C-8 litigation involving chemicals that DuPont used in Teflon production. Cory Watson Principal Jon C. Conlin was appointed...

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DuPont Agrees to $670 Million Settlement to Resolve C-8 Claims

In a settlement announced last week, DuPont and Chemours Co. have agreed to pay $670.7 million to settle over 3,500 lawsuits. The plaintiffs claim they were injured by exposure to the chemical C-8, which has been linked to the following injuries: kidney cancer, testicular cancer, ulcerative colitis, thyroid disease, pregnancy-induced hypertension, and high cholesterol. BRIEF CASE TIMELINE 2001: Residents...

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Jury Returns Punitive Damages Verdict of $10.5 Million Against DuPont

On Wednesday, the jury which in December awarded $2 million in compensatory damages to Mr. Kenneth Vigneron heard arguments by Vigneron’s attorneys about why E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company should be punished further for its decades of knowingly releasing the chemical C8 into the Ohio River.  The jury had previously determined that DuPont acted with malice  or...

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Jury Delivers $2 Million Verdict in Cancer Case Against DuPont

An Ohio jury has ordered DuPont to pay Kenneth Vigneron $2 million dollars plus punitive damages after Vigneron contracted testicular cancer linked to water contaminated by a DuPont plant that manufactured Teflon. Cory Watson attorney Nina Towle Herring serves on the legal team representing the man who held DuPont accountable for the water contamination that led to hundreds of...

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DuPont Ordered to Pay $1.6 Million in First C8 Contamination Case Settlement

A federal jury in Ohio returned a verdict on October 7 in a lawsuit against the DuPont Company, finding DuPont responsible for leaking the toxic chemical, C8, into the water supply around its West Virginia plant. DuPont will have to pay $1.6 million to Carla Bartlett for negligence and emotional distress, stemming from the kidney cancer she developed in...

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DuPont Contamination Verdict Nullified

A Louisiana federal judge recently nullified a verdict in favor of DuPont Co. because the worldwide chemical giant withheld evidence. The suit stems from whistleblower claims in a False Claims Act suit that DuPont Co. did not tell federal regulators about certain leaks of cancer causing chemicals at of one of its plants. In her opinion, Judge Shelly D....

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