Jury Awards Combined $5.6M To Man Who Says His Cancer Was Caused By DuPont

(July 12, 2016, 2:09 PM EDT) -- COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge in Ohio on July 11 issued a judgment for a combined $5.6 million in compensatory and punitive damages to a man who sued E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. alleging that he developed cancer as a result of exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (known as C8) (In re E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. C8 Personal Injury Litigation, MDL No. 2433, No. 13-2433, S.D. Ohio).

(Verdict sheet available. Document #15-160719-005X.)


The plaintiffs in the consolidated litigation allege that...
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