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Potential Juror Sees ‘Dark Waters’ Trailer, Is Booted From Trial

One potential juror was booted from a toxic tort trial over DuPont’s liability for two plaintiffs’ cancer partly because he saw the movie trailer for “Dark Waters,” a film that portrays one lawyer’s struggle to bring suits against DuPont for chemical contamination.

Boeing Shareholders Want Suits Held Until Records Provided

Two union pension funds that own Boeing Co. shares won court approval to intervene and delay other shareholders’ derivative lawsuits over its failed 737 Max aircraft, buying more time to obtain company records for their investigations.

PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S., and the OECD says there could be 5,000 types worldwide. States are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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