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Current Cases

PFOA/PFOS Contamination

Suffolk County Water Authority v. The 3M Company et al., Case No. 17-cv-06982 (E.D.N.Y) (filed Nov. 30, 2017). This case seeks damages for PFOA/PFOS contamination of drinking water wells suffered by Suffolk County Water Authority (“SCWA”), the nation’s largest supplier of public drinking water from groundwater, resulting from off-site contamination of a former airport.

1,4-dioxane

Suffolk County Water Authority v. The Dow Chemical Company, et al., Case No. 17-cv-06980 (E.D.N.Y.) (filed Nov. 30, 2017). This case seeks damages for 1,4-dioxane contamination of drinking water wells suffered by Suffolk County Water Authority (“SCWA”), the nation’s largest supplier of public drinking water from groundwater, resulting from the use and discharge of 1-4 dioxane or products containing 1,4-dioxane, a carcinogenic compound.

Successes

Equifax

Hausfeld was recently appointed to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in In re Equifax, Inc. Customer Security Data Breach Litig. where over 145 million Americans were impacted by the largest data breach in history. 

Investigations

Boston Youth Tobacco Litigation

Led by James Gotz and Steve Rotman, Hausfeld’s Mass Tort group is actively prosecuting individual catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts against the Tobacco manufacturers on behalf of lifelong smokers targeted with free cigarettes and addicted to the nicotine as children, and now recently diagnosed with smoking-related lung cancer or COPD.