Hoosick Falls PFOA Water Contamination Attorneys
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Recent testing has revealed that groundwater and drinking water in the Village of Hoosick Falls is contaminated with perfluorooctanoic acid, also known as PFOA. The EPA recommended that residents in Hoosick Falls do not drink the water or use it for cooking and recommends that children or people with skin conditions avoid bathing for prolonged periods.
Protecting Your Rights to Clean Water
If you have suffered injury or illness from pollution or exposure to water contaminants, you want an experienced lawyer to help you get full and fair compensation for your losses, and who fully understands the federal and state environmental laws enacted to protect your property, health and safety. You also want an attorney who understands pollution insurance coverage for personal injury, property damage and business loss claims. Whether you are a homeowner, farmer, or other public water user, our Albany litigation attorneys will help you to understand your legal rights, including those available under the following statutory and common law remedies:
- Clean Water Act (CWA)
- Superfund law (CERCLA)
- Oil Pollution Act
- Navigation Law
- Riparian Rights
- Private Nuisance
- Public Nuisance
- Medical Monitoring
PFOA Contamination Claims
At Dreyer Boyajian LLP, we fight for individuals, municipalities, community associations and other organizations' right to clean water. Our attorneys are experienced at litigating complex federal and state environmental claims related to contaminated property, groundwater and drinking water supplies, including individuals who have suffered personal injury because of exposure to water pollutants such as PFOA.
To learn how we can help you recover damages to compensate for your losses, contact our Albany litigation attorneys at (518) 348-4133 for an appointment.
Dreyer Boyajian LLP is on the forefront of litigating personal injury, property damage and water supply contamination claimsrelated to water contamination, most recently in:
- George et al. v. General Motors Corporation and Alcoa, Inc. , N.D.N.Y., 05-CV-1482. Prosecuted and settled a mass toxic tort action against General Motors and Alcoa on behalf of hundreds of individuals claiming personal injuries caused by exposure to PCBs from eating contaminated fish in the St. Lawrence River.
- Village of Stillwater et al v. General Electric Company et al. , N.D.N.Y., 09-cv-228. Presently prosecuting a lawsuit on behalf of several Hudson River communities against General Electric Company for the PCB contamination of their public water supplies.
Read more of our case results at our results page.
Contact Our Office
Due to the complexity of environmental and toxic exposure cases, like water pollution, if you believe that you or your family have been injured by toxic contaminants, it is important to contact an experienced, knowledgeable Albany litigation lawyer to protect your rights and ensure that you receive just compensation.
Contact Dreyer Boyajian LLP, at (518) 348-4133 for a free initial consultation.