Chemical Plant Law Suit Advertisement

By: Jennifer Cottrill Email
By: Jennifer Cottrill Email

It's not a check in the mail, but a letter soliciting you to join a lawsuit.

Hundreds of letters were recently sent to neighbors in Nitro regarding a class action suit filed against Monsanto, a former chemical plant.

Neighbors in Nitro aren't exactly sure about how they'll respond.

Daniel Reed received his letter over the weekend asking him to join a class action suit to seek some money.

Like most neighbors, Daniel grew up near Monsanto, a former chemical plant being blamed for making people sick.

Today the plant's long gone, but according to this suit its effects are far from over.

“Was it just greed because someone thought they could get some money from a company or did someone honestly did have a medical diagnosis that was directly linked to these chemicals," Daniel Reed.

It was just two years ago there was some concern about dangerous levels of dioxin at Nitro High School and people pointed fingers to the former plant.

Now, news of a lawsuit has Gary Gibson second-guessing what he should do. He worked construction at Monsanto years ago.

The letter states if you've lived, worked or went to school within five miles of the Monsanto Nitro plant, you may be entitled to seek money damages.

We tried to call the law firm that sent the letters today, but no one returned our calls.

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