Law360 (April 6, 2021, 5:47 PM EDT) — Michigan on Monday said its lawsuit seeking damages from 3M Co. and other manufacturers and sellers of “forever chemicals” should not be lumped in with other cases that are part of multidistrict litigation over the use of firefighting foams that contain the substances.
The state’s attorney general’s office said that it is not seeking recovery for any damages caused by aqueous film-forming foams, or AFFF, in its lawsuit that’s currently proceeding in state court. And because the multidistrict litigation is solely focused on AFFF claims, the state said its lawsuit doesn’t belong in the MDL.
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