Massachusetts AFFF Injury Lawsuit Attorneys
AFFF, or Aqueous Film-Forming Foam has been shown to have injured countless, innocent people. As a result, a litigation has started against the manufacturers of this dangerous product. Many of these innocent people who have used AFFF have contracted cancer, and the litigation that has been filed seeks to hold the corporations that played a part in bringing AFFF to the marketplace fully accountable for the harms this product has brought to so many people.What Is AFFF?
AFFF is foam that suppresses fire. It has been used by countless people and agencies as a product for extinguishing fires. AFFF suppresses fire by creating a lawyer between the fire and the oxygen that gives it life. Sadly it has come to light that exposure to this product can severely injure innocent people.How Has AFFF Harmed People?
There is no question that suppressing fire promotes an obvious public good. However, it has come to light that AFFF consists of chemicals that have caused innocent people to contract serious health conditions. The primary problematic chemicals of AFFF are PFAS chemicals (per and polyfluoroalkyl). These chemicals have bene shown to caused cancer (kidney, testicular, and thyroid cancers), liver damage, reproductive issues, immune system dysfunction, as well as other dangerous health conditions.
Additionally, AFFF has been shown to adversely impact the environment by seeping into soil and water.The AFFF Litigation Across The Country
Those injured by AFFF are seeking through lawsuits to hold the manufacturers of AFFF liable for the injuries and losses they have caused. Some of the damages being sought by these victims are payments for medical bills, payment for pain and suffering, as well as payment for all other losses people have suffered as a result of exposure to AFFF.How To Get Started:
If you have previously been exposed to AFFF and been diagnosed with cancer or another health condition, then you may have a claim for compensation. These cases have strictly enforced statutes of limitations. This means if you fail to file your claim within a given period of time, then your claim may be time-barred forever.
Call the Earley Law Group Injury Lawyers today at 617 444 7777 for a free consultation to see if you have a legal claim for compensation for injuries caused by AFF.