New Hampshire Supreme Court Declines to Recognize Cause of Action for Medical Monitoring in Context of PFAS Claims

New Hampshire Supreme Court Declines to Recognize Cause of Action for Medical Monitoring in Context of PFAS Claims

On March 21, 2023, the New Hampshire Supreme Court, answering a certified question from the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, concluded that New Hampshire does not recognize a cause of action for recovery of medical monitoring costs by plaintiffs who allege they were exposed to a toxic substance.┬áSee Brown v. Saint-Gobain…

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,…