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Firefighter Foam Cancer Claim & Toxic Military Bases

If you, or a loved one, Lived, Worked or Served for one year or more at a Military Base AFTER 1960 (or Employed as a Firefighter) and developed cancer, colitis or thyroid disease, you may be entitled to significant compensation.

If you, or a loved one, Lived, Worked or Served for one year or more at a Military Base AFTER 1960 (or Employed as a firefighter) and developed cancer, you may be entitled to significant compensation.

Aqueous Film-Forming Foam (AFFF) has been widely used for decades to extinguish fuel-based fires. It is now known that chemicals contained in the fire fighting foam may increase the risk of certain types of cancer.

Some of the cancers associated with PFAS Include:

  • Testicular cancer
  • Pancreatic cancer
  • Kidney (renal) cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Leukemia
  • non-Hodgkin lymphoma
  • Other Lymphoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Prostate cancer
  • Breast cancer
  • Colorectal cancer (colon and/or rectal cancer)

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    Selinger Law has experience representing thousands of military families in both anti-terrorism litigation as well as the 3M defective earplug lawsuits. Now, Selinger Law is representing victims of AFFF Firefighting foams.

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    PFAS, known as “forever chemicals,” build up in the blood and organs, accumulating over time. Exposure at even low levels can lead to health consequences. The levels in groundwater and drinking water around military bases have been found to be higher than the standards set by some state regulators.

    Companies responsible for cancer among firefighters may include:

    • Dynax Corporation
    • The Chemours Co., LLC
    • Chubb Fire, Ltd.
    • Corteva, Inc.
    • Kidde-Fenwal, Inc.
    • United Technologies Corporation
    • Dynax Corporation
    • Dynax Corporation
    • The Chemours Co., LLC
    • Chubb Fire, Ltd.
    • Corteva, Inc.
    • Kidde-Fenwal, Inc.
    • United Technologies Corporation
    • Dynax Corporation

    Mounting evidence supports that exposure to PFAS has caused tumors in animals, as well as kidney, testicular, pancreatic, bladder, and prostate cancer. The Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Environmental Health has described PFAS as “a seminal health challenge”.

    People exposed to Military Bases Firefighting Foam Suffer Devastating Side Effects

    The EWG reported in April 2020 that drinking water in 28 bases had PFAS levels well above standards set by some state regulators, in some cases above 1 million parts per trillion, significantly exceeding the Environmental Protection Agency’s advisory level of 70 parts per trillion (PPT). Exposure to these chemicals has been known to cause diseases and medical disorders including:

    • pancreatic cancer
    • testicular cancer
    • thyroid disease
    • prostate cancer
    • Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
    • bladder cancer
    • ovarian cancer
    • Ulcerative colitis
    • Thyroid problems
    • Preeclampsia

    Firefighter & Cancer-linked chemicals in Turnout Gear or Aqueous Film-Forming Foam.

    Cancer is a leading cause of death among firefighters, and research suggests firefighters are at higher risk of certain types of cancers.

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