Proposed Settlement Reached in Water Contamination Class Action in Vermont

A drinking water contamination class action lawsuit has settled for $34 million, pending final court approval. Bennington, Vermont area residents near a facility that made fiberglass fabrics coated in Teflon which was produced using perfluorooctanoic acid alleged that contaminated some 2,400 properties and 8,000 residents in Bennington.  The defendant is a French company.

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation agreed to pay affected property owners $26.2 million and up to $6 million to medically monitor those individuals exposed.

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Steve Larson
An experienced trial lawyer who handles both hourly and contingent fee cases, Steve has expertise in class actions, antitrust litigation, securities litigation, corporate disputes, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition claims, and disputes involving family wealth. Steve regularly represents individuals and businesses in federal and state court and has obtained class-wide recovery in multiple class actions. A veteran practitioner, Steve's clients value his creative approach to resolving complex litigation matters.


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