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Since the early 1950s, firefighters have used firefighting foam, also known as AFFF, to put out flames. This AFFF foam has been connected to many cases of firefighter foam cancer and other life-threatening diseases. If you or a loved one developed cancer after being exposed to the harmful chemicals in firefighting foam while working, you may be entitled to submit a firefighting foam lawsuit for compensation.

PFAS Lawyers Seek Compensation In Firefighting Foam Suits

Our lawyers will assist you in obtaining reimbursement for your medical expenses and any consequences incurred as a result of your exposure to AFFF.

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What Is Firefighting Foam?

Firefighting foam, or aqueous film-forming foam, has been used to put out liquid-based flames for decades and has saved countless lives. Although the substance is used to help prevent a disaster, it can have long-term consequences for individuals who deal with the hazardous chemical on a frequent basis.

Harmful chemicals included in firefighting foam may increase the incidence of some malignancies or cause non-cancerous conditions including birth deformities, obesity, and diabetes. Those who work in the oil industry, firefighters, members of the military, and airport workers may be more susceptible to AFFF-caused cancer.

Firefighting foam has been present since the early 1950s-1960s and today comes in a number of different forms depending on the type of fire that has to be contained. AFFF is the major fire suppression method for flammable liquid fires used by firefighters that hose the firefighting foam on the fire to put it out and cover whatever is causing it so it doesn't receive any more oxygen. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are foams that are produced from man-made chemical elements that may cause cancer. These harmful PFAS can be found in non-stick kitchenware, polishes, sealer sprays, paints, and cleaning supplies.

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Jobs With A High Risk Of Exposure To Toxic Chemicals

Several industries expose workers to firefighting foam and its hazardous compounds, which can be harmful to human health. The following are some of them:

  • Airline firefighters
  • Military personnel firefighters
  • Commerical firefighters
  • People that happen to live in close proximity to a fire department

Because firefighters from various fields are directly affected by firefighting foam, they may be exposed at somewhat varying amounts depending on the type of department they serve in. Individuals who reside near a fire department, military base, or airport, for instance, may be exposed to hazardous firefighting foam as a result of a polluted water supply.

What Cancers Are Caused By PFAS Foam?

Since aqueous film-forming foam contains toxins, it can harm a person if they are exposed to it on a frequent basis, putting them at an increased risk of developing a serious illness or cancer. When a person is regularly exposed to PFAS, the chemicals are absorbed by the body and build up over time. Because of the length of time it takes for AFFF exposure to cause sickness, they're known as the "forever chemicals." The following are some of the most common diseases and cancers associated to firefighting foam lawsuits:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Leukemia
  • Tumors
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer

For decades, PFAS exposure has been related to cancer in studies. Despite the danger, the manufacturers keep information hidden and do not give warnings. As a result, firefighters and other professionals have been exposed to AFFF without realizing the hazards for years.

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), other government agencies, AFFF manufacturers, and chemical producers are fully aware of the dangers of PFAS, particularly those found in firefighting foam. As a result, the EPA has banned some types of chemicals from being manufactured in the United States.

It's astonishing how many businesses are aware of the long-term consequences of employing AFFF firefighting foam yet continue to do so out of convenience, which is why firefighting foam lawsuits are on the increase across New Jersey.

Free Consultations For Filing PFAS Lawsuits In NJ

If you've been diagnosed with AFFF cancer, NJ Injury Guys are ready to help you file a firefighting foam case. Our team of firefighting foam lawyers can assist you in developing a case against those who should be held accountable for your firefighting foam cancer case so that you may embark on the road to recovery. Our firm can assist you in determining the responsible party, assessing the damages and injuries you've sustained, and seeking a settlement that can help you pay for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more.

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If you've been exposed to AFFF or PFAS chemicals and need legal help, get started now by calling our firefighting foam law office. Our firm can look at the specifics of your allegation and decide whether you qualify to file a firefighting foam cancer lawsuit.

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Our Local Injury Firefighting Foam Offices in New Jersey

NJ Injury Guys
2628 Fire Rd #102,
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
CF56+PW Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Phone: (609) 241-9990
NJ Injury Guys
8 Campus Dr Suite 105-A
Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ 07054
RGWX+35 Parsippany-Troy Hills, New Jersey
(862) 305-9300
NJ Injury Guys
401 NJ-70 #201b
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
WX6X+M6 Cherry Hill, New Jersey
(856) 272-7895
NJ Injury Guys
1151 Main Ave, 2nd Fl,
Clifton, NJ 07011
VVG6+52 Clifton, New Jersey
(862) 204-7400
NJ Injury Guys
1114 Elizabeth Ave #6
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
MQ6Q+M2 Elizabeth, New Jersey
(908) 442-8395
NJ Injury Guys
279 New Brunswick Ave 2nd Fl
Fords, NJ 08863
GMGX+53 Fords, Woodbridge Township, NJ
(732) 695-4369
NJ Injury Guys
2851 Industrial Way,
Vineland, NJ 08360
GW9M+4W Vineland, New Jersey
(856) 290-8869
NJ Injury Guys
2422 NJ-34
Manasquan, NJ 07719
4WFC+C2 Manasquan, New Jersey
(848) 279-0765
NJ Injury Guys
2035 Hamburg Turnpike STE K
Wayne, NJ 07470
XPHG+9X Wayne, New Jersey
(862) 310-6392
NJ Injury Guys
20 Clementon Rd E #100
Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
R2QP+PJ Gibbsboro, New Jersey
(856) 329-6909
NJ Injury Guys
18-20 Lackawanna Plaza suite 300
Montclair, NJ 07042
RQ6P+R9 Montclair, New Jersey
(551) 230-4999
Montclair Firefighting Foam Lawyer
NJ Injury Guys
1515 NJ-33,
Neptune City, NJ 07753
6X59+JP Neptune City, New Jersey
(732) 375-9580
NJ Injury Guys
2 University Plaza Dr #100
Hackensack, NJ 07601
VXX8+66 Hackensack, New Jersey
(551) 290-2500
NJ Injury Guys
2002 Liberty Pl
Sicklerville, NJ 08081
P2X2+26 Sicklerville, Winslow Township, NJ
(856) 329-6949
NJ Injury Guys
2811 Bergenline Ave, 2nd Fl,
Union City, NJ 07087
QXC9+4M Union City, New Jersey
(551) 273-4865
NJ Injury Guys
1346 How Ln Suite 201
North Brunswick, NJ 08901
FGC8+82 North Brunswick Township, New Jersey
(732) 405-2385
North Brunswick Firefighting Foam Lawyer
NJ Injury Guys
1200 Morris Tpke Suite 3005
Short Hills, NJ 07078
PJRP+4P Short Hills, Millburn, NJ
(862) 267-7530
NJ Injury Guys
331 Newman Springs Rd, Building 1, #143
Red Bank, NJ 07701
8WM3+VQ Red Bank, New Jersey
(732) 402-3904
NJ Injury Guys
274 E Front St #303
Trenton, NJ 08611
669R+J3 Trenton, New Jersey
(609) 566-8565
Trenton Firefighting Foam Lawyer
NJ Injury Guys
111 Town Square Pl Suite 1203
Jersey City, NJ 07310
PXG8+GJ Jersey City, New Jersey
(201) 365-3650
Jersey City Firefighting Foam Lawyer
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