Next, Please: The Fast Food Industry is Hit With the Latest PFAS Suit

Next, Please: The Fast Food Industry is Hit With the Latest PFAS Suit

By: Gregory S. Capps Over the last couple of years we have seen various industries impacted by litigation involving the newest emerging contaminant, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Suits have been brought against manufacturers of firefighting foam, shoe manufacturers, carpet manufacturers, and cosmetics manufacturers, among others. In the first suit involving the fast food industry,…

Top Developments – June 2021

Top Developments – June 2021

BAD FAITH Proposed New York legislation would create a private right of action against insurers for a refusal to pay or delay in paying a claim without “reasonable justification.” The legislation, introduced in May 2021, specifies circumstances in which “reasonable justification” would not exist, including where an insurer “failed to effectuate a prompt and fair…