The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a lawsuit against chemical giant DuPont over the company's decades-long release of C8 into the Ohio River from it's Washington Works Plant in West Virginia.
Chemical giant DuPont and one of its subsidiaries have agreed to pay 670 million dollars to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by Ohio and West Virginia residents over discharges of C8 into the Ohio River.
A federal jury in Columbus says DuPont should pay an additional 10.5 million dollars in damages to an Ohio man who says he got testicular cancer because of contamination by C8, a chemical used to make Teflon.
A federal jury in Columbus says DuPont must pay 2 million dollars to an Ohio man who sued the company, claiming he contracted testicular cancer after being exposed to C8, a chemical used to make Teflon.
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.