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Bill to force chemical companies to pay for medical monitoring hits GOP resistance

By June 28, 2020PFAS in the news

New Hampshire lawmakers are seeking new assistance for plaintiffs in toxic chemical lawsuits, pushing a bill that would help force companies to pay for medical tests for those who have ingested toxins. A late amendment to a Senate bill this week would create a new statutory scheme for “medical monitoring” – a type of relief in which negligent companies must pay for the tests of those who have been exposed to harmful substances. Read more…