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July 1, 2023

Lynn L. Bergeson, “Expanding PFAS liability in the US,” Financier Worldwide, July 2023.

Lynn L. Bergeson

Few words inspire the panic that ‘polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS)’ does. Companies producing, processing, distributing and using (whether knowingly or not) these substances must be aware of expanding legal liability and take steps now to minimise risk.

This article outlines key US per- and PFAS developments, the legal and commercial implications of these developments, and measures stakeholders should consider taking to limit liability.