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Michigan AG seeking plaintiff lawyers for Toxic PFAS Litigation

Plaintiffs lawyers likely have their eyes on Michigan, as the new attorney general there wants to sue companies over chemicals known as PFAS but doesn’t think her staff will be able to handle it.

Instead, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel is soliciting pitches from private lawyers who would fund the litigation in exchange for a percentage of any verdict or settlement.

PFAS are found in products like nonstick cookware and waterproof clothing, as well as in firefighting foam used routinely on military bases. The science on their toxicity is challenged by some while lawsuits pile up during an absence of federal regulation.

Read the source article at Legal Newsline

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