Textiles Coated International (TCI) Class Action Lawsuit, Amherst, NH
In May of 2016, the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) publicly released its findings after it conducted an investigation into potentially contaminated drinking water in Southern New Hampshire. The investigation included the former Textiles Coated International (TCI) facility located in Amherst, New Hampshire.
State public health officials found that drinking water in wells in Amherst containing heightened levels of dangerous perfluorooctanoic acids (PFOA), also referred to as perfluorinated chemicals (PFAS). Officials have pinpointed the former TCI facility as the likely source of the contamination. TCI operated at the site in Amherst from 1985 through 2006. The company then moved its operations to a facility near the Manchester Airport.
The Dangers Associated With Perfluorinated Chemicals (PFAS)
There are a adverse health effects associated with exposure to heightened levels of PFAS. The EPA fact sheet on the risks of PFAS can be found here.
Gottesman and Hollis Has Filed Class Action Claims Against Textiles Coated International (TCI)
Gottesman and Hollis, P.A. and our co-counsel The Hannon Law Firm, LLC has filed suit against Textiles Coated International (TCI) seeking compensation for property related damages and funds for a medical monitoring program for early detection of disease.