August 24th, 2021: PFAS Litigation Levels Already at Epic Proportions
PFAS litigation has reached epic proportions. Praedicat recently completed a massive data collection for our PFAS Litigation Tracker, a tool that houses a census of all state and federal complains citing PFAS damage filed in the US courts since litigation began in the 1990s. So far there are over 5,100 complaints filed in 40 courts, naming 193 companies that span 82 industries, and the data shows that PFAS litigation may only be in its early stages.
In the latest Carrier Management article, PFAS Litigation Levels Already at Epic Proportions, Praedicat’s Dr. Adam Grossman and Dr. David Loughran report the figures, the history of the litigation to date, and the current state of PFAS-related water mitigation litigation that presents a problem for liability insurers. Perhaps most importantly, they respond to the questions, “With all of the ongoing litigation and more on the horizon, what’s an insurer to do?”
Read the full article here.
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