PARKERSBURG The first three West Virginia lawsuits have been filed in Wood County Circuit Court against DuPont alleging personal injury and, in one case, a death allegedly linked to C8 exposure.
An independent three-member science panel earlier announced findings of probable links between C8 exposure and thyroid disease, ulcerative colitis, kidney cancer, testicular cancer, and pregnancy-induced hypertension.
The suits were filed by Charleston attorney Kathy Brown on behalf of individuals who lived in Wood County and the surrounding areas.
Read the full story in The News and Sentinel on Wednesday.
A hearing also is scheduled for this afternoon before in Wood County Circuit Court Judge J.D. Beane relating to the C8 class action lawsuit from 2004. The News and Sentinel also will have full coverage of that hearing in Wednesday's newspaper.