Aqueous Film-Forming Foam

Aqueous Film-Forming Foam

AFFF Chemicals are “Forever Chemicals”

Aqueous Film-Forming Foam is often referred to as AFFF and serves as a suppressant employed to combat flammable liquid fires. This foam contains HIGHLY TOXIC SUBSTANCES known as PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL (PFAS). PFAS is commonly labeled as a “forever chemical” due to its extremely persistent nature. The noxious substances contained within AFFF persist within an individual’s body for an extended period of time.

AFFF/PFAS chemicals are designated as a “forever chemical”. Their chemical makeup makes AFFF/PFASchemicals extremely resistant to degradation, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

While this status makes them useful for fight fires, it also makes them nearly impossible to dispose of, whether in the human body or environment.

AFFF/PFASmay be ingested by humans in a few different ways, including physical contact, contamination sources such as those found near many military installation bases. When humans ingest, absorb, or breathe dangerous levels of AFFF/PFASchemicals, serious health consequences may result.

Overview

Aqueous Film-Forming Foam, is often referred to as AFFF, and serves as a suppressant employed to combat flammable liquid fires.This foam comprises HIGHLY TOXIC SUBSTANCES known as PER- AND POLYFLUOROALKYL (PFAS). PFAS is commonly labeled as a “forever chemical” due to its persistent nature. The noxious substances contained within AFFF persist within an individual’s body for an extended period of time.

New medical studies have also indicated that there is a direct link between exposure to AFFF/PFASs and multiple types of cancers.

As you stated, you have been diagnosed with one of these diseases, as you result you may have a valid claim and be entitled to compensation.

What do I do?/Can I make a claim?/How do I make a claim?

We’ve made getting the information, making a decision, and starting the process very easy, and with no cost or risks involved – simply follow the link in this tool to complete the short questions and we will automatically review and present your “next steps” based on your answers.Then, when you are qualified and decide to move forward, our law firm will be able to acquire all the necessary medical tests and/or records to move forward and maximize your claim.

What does our law firm do for you?

Rather than simply ‘filing a claim on your behalf’, our law firm automatically covers ALL the costs upfront involved in finding/verifying any links between AFFF/PFAS and your cancer, and then representing you each step of the way through the claims process. We do all the heavy lifting to get you the compensation you’re entitled to.And – you owe nothing and pay nothing – unless we win for you.

And naturally, your information remains strictly confidential.

So, if there is a possibility that you were harmed by these products – and you owe it to yourself to find out – and we are ready to help.

Just scroll down and start the process – and in a few minutes you’ll be set-up and taking charge of your legal recovery.

FAQ

What happened with PFAS/AFFF?

With Film Forming Foam being used extensively, the AFFF chemicals (PFAS) are wide-spread.A recent government study estimates nearly half of America’s tap water could contain toxic “forever chemicals” known as PFAS. These chemicals have been used in many everyday items, though theyare primarily for professional use, like airport firefighting foam. These chemicals eventually find their way into water, soil, and air, exposing millions to their carcinogenic effects.

PFAS Chemicals are “Forever Chemicals”

PFAS chemicals are designated as a “forever chemical.” Their chemical makeup makes PFAS chemicals extremely resistant to degradation, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

PFAS may be ingested by humans in a few different ways, including contaminated water sources such as those found near many military installation bases. When humans ingest, absorb, or breathe dangerous levels of PFAS chemicals, serious health consequences may result.

In addition to a proximity to firefighting, there are several ways that you may have come into contact with or ingested forever chemicals that may have put your health at risk.

As has been the case with residents living near or on affected military bases, you could ingest PFAS chemicals by ingesting contaminated water. soil, dust, or organisms that live in environments contaminated with PFAS.

You do not need to have worked on a military base to qualify. Many different people have been exposed. Our law firm is representing individuals who have been exposed to PFAS and have developed cancer and other illnesses without knowing that their water was contaminated.

Who qualifies to submit a claim?

Anyone who was exposed to AFFFs or PFASs, either directly or through indirect exposure, and developed one of these cancers is encouraged to move forward to the 4-question eligibility form now.

  • Kidney Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease (including: Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Thyroiditis, Hashimoto’s Disease, Grave’s Disease, Goiter, Thyroid Nodules)
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Preeclampsia (suffered by the for the pregnant mother) / Low Birthweight (5 pounds or less for the newborn)
  • Liver Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • “Blood Cancers” including Leukemia, Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, Hodgkin Lymphoma, Myeloma / Multiple Myeloma
  • Other cancer
  • Other injury

How do I file a claim?

We’ve made starting the claims process very easy, simply fill out the 4-question eligibility form by clicking continue on this page, answering only a few questions, and we will automatically review and present the next steps based on your answers. Once you decide to move forward and the attorney has your permission, the law firm will be able to acquire all the necessary medical tests and/or records to move forward andbuild up your claim.

Hiring a good attorney with no money upfront

Medical claims are among the most complicated and difficult claims to file. Any victim who is seeking some remedy for injuries suffered as a result of harmful chemical exposure should immediately contact an experienced attorney who knows how to handle these types of claims. And any victim who is even considering a claim should speak with an attorney to make sure that all of their rights are protected so that they can do what needs to be done in order to bring some sort of resolution, recovery, and closure to their suffering.

Brent Coon & Associates works directly for (and only with) board-certified law firms and does NOT charge you, the claimant, for anything. The law firm will submit a claim on your behalf and will fight for a fair settlement. The law firm will only be paid if there is a settlement on your behalf and then only a set % of the recovery.

We are ready to help you through the process. If you have technical questions or need assistance regarding the sign-up process, you may TEXT us at any time – due to high response volumes, you will receive a response within 24-48 hours.

When will I get paid and how much will I get paid?

No one has a crystal ball and certainly not all claims are the same – yet, when examining these questions, there are some fairly standard and well-governed guidelines that are often useful in evaluating a claim’s worth and speed to completion.

WHEN – First, the attorney must demonstrate to a judge that defendant was aware of the hazards of their product and was negligent in warning and protecting people. This process can take several years. However, once this has been established, it is on to valuating the individual claims and moving towards the individual settlements Your claim is based on the merits and severity of your injuries. Typically, however, a claim like this taking 3-5 years is not uncommon. So as previously mentioned, getting in-line early often becomes very important.

HOW MUCH – The more severe the damages, the more value the claim has in terms of settlement. Settlement claims are often “tiered” (meaning “grouped”) into damage categories prior to diving into the individual merits of each claim. You know the physical and emotional hardship and expenses you’ve gone through. This story is the key thing when law firms build your claim.

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