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C8 Lawsuit News: First Status Conference Conducted in Federal DuPont C8 Litigation, Wright & Schulte LLC Reports
Date:6/2/2013

Columbus, OH (PRWEB) June 02, 2013

Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing Ohio and West Virginia residents in C8 lawsuits against DuPont, reports that the first Status Conference has been conducted in the federal multidistrict litigation recently established in U.S District Court, Southern District of Ohio. All of the C8 lawsuits pending in the litigation allege personal injury or wrongful death due to exposure to C8 tainted drinking water associated with pollution from DuPont’s Washington Works plant in Parkersburg, West Virginia. Wright & Schulte LLC partner, Richard W. Schulte, is a member of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the federal DuPont C8 litigation. (In Re: E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company C-8 Personal Injury Litigation, MDL No. 2433)

Individuals who lived or worked in one of six Ohio and West Virginia water districts for at least one year prior to December 3, 2004, or their survivors, may be eligible to file C8 lawsuit against DuPont if they suffered from any of the following illnesses that have been linked to C8 exposure:

  •     Kidney cancer
  •     Testicular cancer
  •     Thyroid disease
  •     Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis)
  •     Preeclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy)
  •     High cholesterol

Wright & Schulte LLC is already representing clients in C8 lawsuits in the Southern District of Ohio. For more information on filing a DuPont C8 lawsuit, or to arrange for a free legal consultation with an attorney from Wright & Schulte LLC, please visit yourlegalhelp.com.

The C8 lawsuits pending in the federal multidistrict litigation were filed in accordance with the terms of the 2005 DuPont C8 class action settlement, which was struck on behalf of over 70,000 people living in the six affected water districts in Ohio and West Virginia. Among other things, the C8 lawsuit settlement required DuPont to establish the C8 Science Panel to explore “probable links” between C8 exposure and diseases. The settlement also stipulated that anyone who was exposed to C8-tainted drinking water for at least a year and developed a “probable link” disease would maintain their right to file an individual C8 lawsuit against DuPont. The six affected water districts include:

  •     Little Hocking, Ohio
  •     Belpre, Ohio
  •     Village of Pomeroy, Ohio
  •     Tuppers Plains, Ohio
  •     Lubeck Public Service District, West Virginia
  •     Mason County Public Service District, West Virginia
(Leach v. E.I. Du Pont De Nemours & Co., No. 01-C-608 (W. Va. Cir. Ct.)

In October 2012, the C8 Science Panel concluded that there is a probable link between the chemical and a number of disorders, including testicular and kidney cancers, pregnancy-induced hypertension (pre-eclampsia), thyroid disease, high cholesterol and inflammatory bowel disease. Court documents indicate that the first individual C8 lawsuits were filed shortly thereafter, and on April 8th, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, ordered those and all future federal cases transferred to the Southern District of Ohio for coordinated pretrial proceedings. [c8sciencepanel.org/prob_link.html; C8 Science Panel, October 29, 2012]

According to the C8 lawsuits filed in the Southern District of Ohio, C8 is a chemical in Teflon that was used for decades as the DuPont Washington Works plant. Plaintiffs allege DuPont had information in its possession as early as the 1980s that indicated exposure to C8-tainted drinking water could lead to various adverse health consequences in exposed workers. Lawsuits also claim that the company knew for several decades that discharge of C8 into the Ohio River from the Washington Works facility had polluted surrounding water supplies, and that this pollution could have been substantially reduced by use of a carbon absorption treatment system.

About Wright & Schulte LLC
Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced personal injury firm, is dedicated to the belief that America’s legal system should work for the people. Every day, the attorneys of Wright Schulte LLC stand up for the rights of people who have been injured or wronged, and fight tirelessly to ensure that even the world’s most powerful corporations take responsibility for their actions. If you’re looking for a law firm that will guarantee the aggressive and personal representation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact Wright & Schulte LLC today. Free DuPont C8 lawsuit case evaluations are available through yourlegalhelp.com, or call 1-888-399-0795.

Contact:
Wright Schulte LLC
812 East National Road
Vandalia, Ohio 45377
1-888-399-0795
http://www.yourlegalhelp.com

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