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Brief History of the Three Class Actions

The first of the class action suits was Bano v. Union Carbide – Filed in 1999 and referred to as “Bano” the claim sought a comprehensive clean-up of the contaminated site and the properties around the factory, as well as compensation and medical monitoring for those poisoned by Carbide’s chemical waste. On August 28, 2000, […]

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New evidence shows Union Carbide’s role in designing and building Bhopal chemical plant that killed thousands and continues to pollute water

On January 29th the plaintiffs in a lawsuit, in the court of the Southern District of New York, released new evidence demonstrating the Union Carbide Corporations  direct role in designing and building the Bhopal pesticide plant, site of the world’s worst industrial disaster. Previously, Union Carbide had claimed that Union Carbide India Ltd were responsible […]

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We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.