While PFAS have ended up in the environment of military bases due to firefighters using AFFF, a fire suppressant containing up to 98% of these harmful chemicals, there are other sources of “forever chemicals” across the country.
As a consequence, certain states now have extremely high PFAS levels in their environment. Michigan is by far the leading state when it comes to toxic contamination.
The following are the other states with severe PFAS contamination, some of which are also home to military bases where AFFF has been extensively used to extinguish fires:
If you spent time at a military base with known PFAS contamination in one of these states, you should pay close attention to your health, as the diseases exposure is responsible for develop within several years to several decades following your first contact with these chemicals. Seek medical attention immediately if you experience unusual symptoms. In the regrettable event that you receive a diagnosis, do not hesitate to contact Atraxia Law, as we can promptly evaluate your case and determine whether you are entitled to compensation for your physical and emotional distress.
With over 35 years of experience in reviewing toxic exposure claims, our expert team will help you find out whether you are eligible to file a claim. To have your case evaluated as a veteran, you just have to send us your military records and your medical records, while family members will need to submit evidence of their stay at the military base along with their medical records. Eligible individuals will be put in touch with a specialized attorney.