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AFFF Firefighting Foam Lawsuit

Morgan & Morgan attorneys are reviewing claims on behalf of firefighters who have been exposed to a toxic firefighting foam and may have developed cancer as a result.

A type of firefighting foam called Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) is known to contain dangerous chemicals called per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which have been linked with cancer. AFFF is designed to extinguish jet fuel- and petroleum-based fires, and it has been used for decades by firefighters and U.S. military firefighters.

Firefighters who were regularly exposed to the foam may have developed cancer. A number of cancers — including but not limited to breast cancer, liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer — have been associated with exposure to the chemicals that make up AFFF.

Together We Can Hold AFFF Manufacturers Accountable

Companies — including 3M and Dupont, among others — have sold AFFF products for decades. According to reports, the foam has been used around the country since at least the early 1970s. 

It’s likely that the manufacturers of firefighting foams have been aware for decades that the PFAS chemicals in AFFF could be toxic to humans. Research shows that PFOS chemicals had been detected in the blood of workers at PFAS manufacturing facilities and the blood of the general population by the end of the 1970s, and a decade later, these chemicals were found to cause cancer in animals.

In 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency launched a program to reduce PFAS emissions and product content by 95% by 2010 and 100% by 2015. Many of these manufacturers started using or making foams using a “short-chain PFAS” that was suggested to be safer for human health, although recent studies show it may not be.

Prior to this, the AFFF manufacturers failed to take action to protect users of AFFF despite their knowledge of AFFF’s potential harm.

A firefighting foam lawsuit may be one way to hold these manufactures accountable for their negligence.

Let Us Help With Your AFFF Claim 

AFFF manufacturers may have been negligent in their design, engineering, manufacturing, testing, and release of these products. Let our attorneys help you fight for justice. 

If you or a loved one were diagnosed with cancer after using AFFF firefighting foam, contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation. No upfront costs or fees: We are only paid if we successfully win your case

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AFFF Firefighting Foam Lawsuit FAQs

  • What Can I Recover From an AFFF Lawsuit?

    You may be able to receive compensation for economic damages, including past and future medical bills and lost earnings. You may also be eligible to receive noneconomic damages for losses, such as mental pain and suffering. The actual compensation will depend on the specific details of your case.

  • How Can a Lawyer Help?

    A lawyer may give you your best chance at being fairly compensated. At Morgan & Morgan, we believe you deserve nothing less than full justice, and that’s why we fight for full and fair compensation for every client. With more than 800 attorneys, Morgan & Morgan is one of the few firms in the country in a position to challenge large manufacturers in the courtroom. We have the resources to take on the biggest bullies in America, and we have a proven track record with $15 billion recovered for clients.

  • How Do I Know If I Have a Case?

    If you were diagnosed with cancer after using AFFF firefighting foam, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation legal consultation. Our attorneys may be able to help you. It costs nothing to get started, and we get paid only if your case is successful.

  • Can I afford a lawyer?

    Yes, you can afford top quality legal representation. At Morgan & Morgan, our firm operates on a contingency-fee model. This means we only get paid if we win for you. There are no upfront costs to hire us

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