To be eligible to file a claim for AFFF exposure, you must have worked as a civilian or military firefighter after 1967 when the fire suppressant became the norm for extinguishing Class B fires.
Still, there are other requirements your case must meet for you to be entitled to financial compensation from the liable AFFF manufacturers.
For instance, if you are a veteran firefighter, you must have been discharged from the military other than dishonorably. The following cancers might deem you eligible to file a claim for AFFF exposure:
In the absence of one of the above diagnoses, you cannot file a claim even if you were exposed to AFFF on the job or during active duty. This is because only these diseases have a strong connection with exposure to PFAS, the toxic chemicals present in the fire suppressant. If you are unsure about whether you qualify for compensation as a civilian or military firefighter exposed to AFFF, do not hesitate to give Atraxia Law a call, as we have over 35 years of experience in evaluating toxic exposure claims and can quickly assess your case.
In the regrettable event that you are or were a civilian or military firefighter who used AFFF and now struggles with a disease, our team of experts is ready to evaluate your case. The only documents you will have to send us are your employment or military records and your medical records. After a thorough assessment, we will let you know if you are entitled to compensation. Eligible individuals will be put in touch with a reliable, specialized attorney.