Consumer Law

Connecticut Residents Are Suing Kleenex Manufacturer Kimberly-Clark Alleging PFAS Contamination

Stamford law firm Silver Golub & Teitell has filed a class action suit against a manufacturer seeking more than $5 million in damages for allegedly releasing toxic PFAS chemicals into the drinking water in New Milford.

The suit was filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Connecticut, on behalf of three plaintiffs who suffered injuries from ingesting water contaminated with PFAS, and “on behalf of others similarly situated.”

The defendant, Texas-based Kimberly-Clark Corp., is a consumer products company that manufactures diapers, tissues, toilet paper and feminine care products. The company has a plant in New Milford that employs about 350 people.

Read the source article at Hartford Business Journal

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