ECA Environmental & Product Liability Litigation Report

The Roux ECA team is pleased to introduce ECA’s Environmental & Product Liability Litigation Report, or ECA Blog, for our clients and other interested parties. The report will track emerging trends in environmental and mass tort litigation and provide information and commentary on tort and bankruptcy litigation rulings, legislation, state and federal environmental regulations, insurance coverage issues, and scientific and medical evidentiary matters.

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Class Action Filed Against McDonald’s for Use of PFAS in Packaging

March 28, 2022
An Illinois resident filed a proposed class action against McDonald’s Corp. for the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances—PFAS—in the company’s food packaging, alleging the chemicals may increase the risk of cancer and other illnesses in humans. On behalf of...
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Benton Harbor Residents File Lawsuit Alleging Lead Contamination

December 29, 2021
Residents of Benton Harbor, Michigan filed a lawsuit on Dec. 29 in Michigan’s Court of Claims, alleging the Michigan Department of the Environment (MDE) failed to stop lead-contaminated water from being distributed to the town’s public water system. The lawsuit,...
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