Lawyers who represent potentially 10 million Teflon cookware users in federal multidistrict litigation against DuPont are hoping to make stick their claims that they should have been warned of the purported carcinogenic and respiratory hazards of toxic fumes released while using Teflon pots and pans at high temperatures. But first they must convince a federal judge in Iowa -- where 14 class actions were consolidated from 12 other states in February -- to grant class certification to the plaintiffs.
Teflon Litigators Hope Class Action Sticks
The National Law Journal
April 26, 2006