A federal jury in Columbus says DuPont should pay 500 thousand dollars in punitive damages to an Ohio man in a chemical illness lawsuit.


A federal jury in Columbus says chemical giant DuPont acted with malice by dumping C8 from its Washington Works plant West Virginia into the Ohio River.

Dow Chemical says it will eliminate 25 hundred jobs worldwide and close some plants ahead of its merger with DuPont.

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Trial is underway in federal district court in Columbus on a lawsuit alleging links between human illnesses and DuPont discharging C8 into the Ohio River.

DuPont has settled the second of two test cases that had potential to influence thousands of similar lawsuits about the discharging of the chemical C8 into the Ohio River and drinking water.

A federal jury in Columbus has awarded a Guysville woman who got cancer after drinking water contaminated by the chemical C-8 that was released from a DuPont plant on the Ohio River 1.6 million dollars.

Dozens of West Virginia residents have filed lawsuits against DuPont for allegedly contaminating drinking water.

A panel of doctors has released its recommended protocols for medical monitoring of residents exposed to the chemical C-8 used by a DuPont plant in Wood County.