Robert Bilott, the attorney behind the movie “Dark Waters” and the author of the book “Exposure”, talks about the case against DuPont, PFAS litigation, the state of PFAS regulations, what still needs to be done to protect citizens from chronic exposure Forever Chemicals, and his 20 plus fight bringing justice to those affected by PFAS contamination like the ones in Parkersburg, West Virginia in this exciting episode.
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Attorney / Author
Partner in the Environmental Practice Area of the Litigation Department in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Offices of Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP, and author of the book, “Exposure” and attorney behind the movie "Dark Waters". Representing corporate, governmental, and individual clients in wide range of environmental, regulatory and toxic tort matters in federal and state courts and administrative entities across the country. Handling complex mass tort, multi-district, class action, cost-recovery, environmental permitting, medical monitoring, and common law tort actions for both defense and plaintiffs, with extensive experience in several of the nation's first cases involving human exposures to perfluorochemicals (PFCs), such as PFOA and PFOS.
Practice Areas: - Toxic Torts, including Bodily Trespass/Toxic Trespass
- Class Actions/Multi-District Litigation
- Environmental Permits
- Drinking Water Litigation
- Cost-Recovery Litigation
- Perfluorochemical (PFC) Claims/Litigation (including PFOA and PFOS)
- Environmental Compliance Counseling