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LA Firefighters Injured in Truck Explosion File Suit

Seven Los Angeles city firefighters who were injured in a truck explosion earlier this year, have filed suit against the truck’s driver, owner and manufacturers alleging negligence, strict liability and breach of warranty. A total of nine firefighters were injured in the explosion, who of whom suffered critical injuries.

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Fire College Employees Sue AFFF Manufacturers For $35 Million

Six former employees of the Florida State Fire College in Ocala who developed thyroid diseases and/or various cancers have filed a class action lawsuit against ten parties they claim were responsible for exposing them to toxic chemicals contained in AFFF. The suit claims the defendants were responsible for bringing AFFF to the college, and that two toxic components of the foam, PFOS and PFOA, caused their illnesses.

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