Why is it Important to have a ‘Science Day’ to help Settle the AFFF Mass Torts?

In the history of mass tort litigations, AFFF (Aqueous Film-Forming Foam) lawsuits illustrate the intersection between science and legal principles. Central to the cases is the alleged link between AFFF, containing per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and various health issues. However, AFFF litigation is specifically complex due to the ongoing scientific debate surrounding PFAS. In early 2024, the EPA further introduced new regulations on safe levels of PFAS in potable water. This included the identification…

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