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Class Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of West Virginia Residents Affected by Recent Chemical Spill
Date:1/11/2014

Charleston, West Virginia (PRWEB) January 11, 2014

A class action lawsuit has been filed on behalf of West Virginia residents who were affected by the recent chemical spill in Elk River. As pointed out in the lawsuit, the spill has resulted in many residents not being able drink, bathe or wash clothes in the contaminated water; the office of the Governor of West Virginia has declared a state of emergency because of the spill. The suit was filed by Parker Waichman LLP, The Bell Law Firm, PLLC and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault.

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting victims of toxic exposure, has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a West Virginia woman and all others similarly situated over a chemical spill that occurred in Elk River on January 9, 2014. Additionally, the Plaintiff class is being represented by two other distinguished law firms: The Bell Law Firm, PLLC and Neblett, Beard & Arsenault. The suit was filed on January 10, 2014 in the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia (Civil Action No. 148C53). Freedom Industries, Inc. and West Virginia-American Water Company have been named as Defendants.

The lawsuit states that on January 9, 2014, a hazardous substance known as 4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol leaked onto the Defendants’ premises along Elk River in Kanawha County, West Virginia. According to the Material Safety Data Sheet for this substance, it is harmful if swallowed and can irritate the skin and eyes. According to the complaint, the toxic substance was delivered into the homes of the Defendants’ customers, including the Plaintiff. The Defendants were allegedly aware of the spill shortly after it was reported, but the suit states that it postponed warning the public or closing its intake from the Elk River for several hou
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