CHARLESTON — DuPont has filed a lawsuit against Brown Houston regarding information disclosed to one of its former attorneys who now works for the firm.
PARKERSBURG – DuPont Co. has agreed to a $670.7 million settlement that with mid-Ohio Valley residents regarding C8 exposure from the company’s Parkersburg plant.
COLUMBUS – A federal jury awarded a $10.5 million in punitive damages in a case against DuPont regarding contamination of water supplies in the Parkersburg area.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal jury has returned a $2 million verdict against DuPont in the third of 3,500 cases charging that DuPont knowingly contaminated drinking water at its facility near Parkersburg.
COLUMBUS – A federal jury has awarded a college professor $500,000 in punitive damages on top of $5.1 million in compensatory damages awarded earlier this week in the second DuPont C-8 bellwether trial.
COLUMBUS – A federal jury has awarded a college professor $5.1 million in the second DuPont C-8 bellwether trial.
PARKERSBURG – The next four trials in C8 litigation have been pushed back, so the second trial would not interfere with the holiday season. The second trial was supposed to begin on Nov. 30, but, as the first trial lasted longer than planned, if the second also lasted as long, it would interfere with the Christmas season. Kathy Brown of Kathy Brown Law said the second trial will now start on March 21.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A seven-member federal jury awarded $1.6 million to an Ohio woman who developed kidney cancer and claimed it was after drinking water contaminated with C8. The jury found Oct. 7 that Carla Marie Bartlett's kidney cancer was contracted after being exposed to C8 discharged by DuPont's Washington Works facility in Parkersburg into the Ohio River and her drinking water. The jury awarded Bartlett $1.1 million in damages due to DuPont's negligence, and $500,000 for emotional distres
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A federal judge, for the most part, denied motions by DuPont asking the court to exclude certain testimony and experts in an ongoing mass tort against the chemical company by Mid-Ohio Valley residents who were exposed to C8 in their drinking water. Judge Edmund A.
CHARLESTON – An Ohio federal judge has filed two orders denying DuPont's motion for summary judgment and its proposed causation experts. District Judge Edmund A.
PARKERSBURG - DuPont was granted partial summary judgment in a 2013 lawsuit against it involving C-8 contamination. While it was granted partial summary judgment, DuPont still was denied summary judgment as it related to the conscious pain and suffering claims by two individuals; as it related to the battery claims of eight individuals; and as it related to conspiracy claims by three individuals. "Our main takeaway here is that, once again, DuPont has attempted to escape its obligations to mid
CHARLESTON – Earlier this month, I was proud to welcome West Virginians from across the state to the state’s first Workforce Summit — a comprehensive review of West Virginia’s past, present and future workforce development efforts.
PARKERSBURG – A group has made public $9 million in invoices paid by DuPont to a firm that is overseeing the medical monitoring program for C-8 litigation.
CHARLESTON - An organization whose goal is to hold DuPont accountable for commitments to the people of the Greater Mid-Ohio Valley was launched Wednesday with a website called Keep Your Promises DuPont.
CHARLESTON – Thousands of lawsuits related to ongoing litigation against DuPont by Mid-Ohio Valley residents who were exposed to C8 in drinking water recently have flooded federal courts.
PARKERSBURG – As of this week, tens of thousands of Mid-Ohio Valley-area residents who were exposed to C8 in drinking water are able to apply for a free C8 blood test and free medical screening to uncover diseases linked to C8 exposure.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Justice and the Environmental Protection Agency have announced a settlement with E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company to resolve allegations of pollution law violations at its Kanawha County facility.
CHARLESTON – Joyce A. Gentry has joined Steptoe & Johnson PLLC’s office in Charleston as Senior Environmental Consultant.
PRINCETON -- A Mercer County man is suing over claims a herbicide marketed as environmentally friendly actually causes the death of mature trees.