Legal NewsLine: New Jersey using contingency fee lawyers to take lead in PFAS litigation
by Karen Kidd Legal NewsLine TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey is ahead of the rest of the country in using private lawyers to sue manufacturing companies over chemicals known as PFAS, whose toxicity levels are still being determined by federal regulators while lawsuits stack up. In March, the state's Department of Environmental Protection filed four lawsuits,