Kent County Residents File PFAS Water Contamination Class Action Lawsuit Against Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

Kent County Residents File PFAS Water Contamination Class Action Lawsuit Against Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

KENT COUNTY, MI – The Berezofsky Law Group, LLC based in Cherry Hill, N. J. and Philadelphia, PA, in conjunction with Sommers Schwartz, P.C. based in Southfield, MI, and Wexler Wallace LLP based in Chicago, IL, filed a class action complaint against Wolverine World Wide, Inc. (WWW) on behalf of residents in Kent County, Michigan. The lawsuit alleges that WWW’s disposal of toxic waste containing PFOA and PFOS chemicals, over a period of decades, contaminated residential wells and drinking water in the community.  

If You Drank Rockford Water Prior to 2000, You May Have Been Exposed to PFAS

If You Drank Rockford Water Prior to 2000, You May Have Been Exposed to PFAS

One of the most difficult questions readers continually ask is whether their water is safe.  Between scattered independent testing and ongoing sampling, it’s impossible to get a full scope of the potential damage at this early stage.  A recent article suggests this question may be even more complicated, as MLive is reporting that the water previously sourced by Rockford may have been contaminated by PFAS.

PFAS Blood Tests Reveal Extremely High Levels in Some Residents

PFAS Blood Tests Reveal Extremely High Levels in Some Residents

The water contamination crisis in Kent County has residents concerned for the safety of their groundwater, spurring many to seek independent testing for the presence of PFAS. In addition to testing their wells and other water sources, some have had their blood tested for traces of the chemical. Results of the PFAS blood tests have begun coming back, and some findings have revealed disturbing levels.