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DuPont partially granted summary judgment in C-8 contamination lawsuit

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

West Virginia's first Workforce Summit

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.

C-8 medical monitoring invoices released

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.

Group launches website about DuPont C8 commitments

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.

C8 MDL cases flood federal courts

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.

C8 medical monitoring program now available

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.

DOJ, EPA settle with DuPont

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.

PERSONNEL FILE: Gentry joins Steptoe & Johnson as senior environmental consultant

CHARLESTON – Joyce A. Gentry has joined Steptoe & Johnson PLLC’s office in Charleston as Senior Environmental Consultant.

Man says DuPont herbicide killed trees

PRINCETON -- A Mercer County man is suing over claims a herbicide marketed as environmentally friendly actually causes the death of mature trees.

New batch of C-8 lawsuits being filed

PARKERSBURG – More than 300 C-8 lawsuits have been filed against DuPont in the last week, and more are coming.

Ohio man alleges ulcerative colitis caused by DuPont's Wood Co. plant

DuPont's Washington Works plant

Three C8 personal injury lawsuits filed

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Four new lawsuits allege injury from DuPont's Wood Co. plant

DuPont's Washington Works Plant

DuPont settles EPA allegations for $800K

CHARLESTON — The federal Environmental Protection Agency has announced that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, otherwise known as DuPont, has agreed to settle alleged Clean Air Act violations at the company’s Washington Works Facility.

DuPont product hurting property owner's trees, Mercer lawsuit says

PRINCETON – An herbicide manufactured by DuPont is at the center of a recently filed lawsuit in Mercer County.

Trials, town halls scheduled for C8 MDL


Panel introduces medical monitoring plan in C8 case


MDL created for contamination claims over DuPont's Wood Co. plant

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