Settlement Reached with UniFirst for $30.5 Million
Foley & Small is pleased to announce that a settlement has been reached on claims asserted by Foley & Small clients and other claimants against UniFirst for $30.5 million as part of the NECC litigation. UniFirst was alleged to be an outside contractor which had provided air quality monitoring services for NECC. It was alleged that UniFirst had negligently failed to discover contaminants at the NECC facility as result of their air quality testing. The settlement with UniFirst must be approved by the US Bankruptcy Court in Massachusetts as part of the overall bankruptcy proceedings involving NECC. The settlement with UniFirst is in addition to the more than $100 million settlement reached with NECC, its owners and related companies and its insurers.