Hundreds of Bennington-area residents have received checks from chemical contamination lawsuit

Source:, November 17, 2022
By: Tiffany Tan

Gundreds of property owners in the Bennington area have already received money from a multimillion-dollar settlement in a chemical contamination case, their attorneys said.

But they also said the process has been disrupted by the entry of an out-of-state company that unnecessarily offered to help claimants for a fee.

As of early November, nearly 900 property owners had received checks from the class-action suit against multinational plastics company Saint-Gobain, said plaintiff attorney Emily Joselson. Her team hopes the 1,500 or so other eligible property owners in Bennington and Shaftsbury will get paid before the end of this year. Read more.

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