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Clark Hill Attorneys, Jane C. Luxton, William J. Walsh and Amanda L. Tharpe, Published in Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA), “PFA Liability: Is the Auto Supply Industry at Risk?”

October 4, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clark Hill attorneys Jane C. Luxton, William J. Walsh and Amanda L. Tharpe authored an article titled, “PFA Liability: Is the Auto Supply Industry at Risk” which was published in Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) in the 2018 Fourth Quarter newsletter.

With increasing frequency in recent months, perfluorinated chemicals (“PFAs”) (which include, but are not limited to, PFOA and PFOS) have made headlines – in personal injury and groundwater litigation, federal and state regulatory action, and Congressional testimony. So far, chemical manufacturers have been the principal focus of this attention, but the widespread nature of PFA downstream uses presents a growing risk for companies in many sectors, including automotive suppliers.  For the full article, click here.

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