Plaintiffs Struggle To Convince Judge In Key PFAS Medical Monitoring Case

January 9, 2020
PHILADELPHIA -- Pennsylvania residents seeking to require the Navy to pay for medical monitoring to detect health issues that may develop after exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) struggled to convince a federal judge to allow their landmark case to proceed, with the judge noting legal weaknesses in their arguments. During a Jan. 9 hearing in Kristen Giovanni, et al. v. Navy , Judge Gerald J. Pappert of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania appeared...

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