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DuPont Lawyers' Words Haunt Company in Ohio Toxic Water Trial

  • Teflon maker's lawyer called C-8 what `we poop to the river'
  • Chemours may see damage exposure of $498 million, analyst says
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The future of DuPont Co. spinoff Chemours Corp. might hinge on an Ohio woman, who blames the chemical giant for her kidney cancer and says words of the company’s own lawyers support her claim.

Carla Marie Bartlett, 59, is one of 3,500 people who sued DuPont, claiming they got sick or had a family member die because C-8 -- a chemical DuPont used in the making of Teflon at a West Virginia plant -- got into drinking water and spilled across the border into Ohio.