West Virginia Class Action Alleges Business Losses, Personal Injuries For 300,000

West Virginia Class Action Alleges Business Losses, Personal Injuries For 300,000

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The owners of two Charleston-area restaurants, along with a resident, filed a class action suit on Jan. 11 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia to represent some 300,000 customers of a Charleston water utility who were placed under a declaration of emergency because of the release of a foaming agent used to clean coal (Shape Shop Inc., et al. v. Freedom Industries Inc., No. 14-1288, S.D. W.Va.).

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