STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Couple Dismisses Benzene Personal Injury Claims Against U.S. Steel

BOSTON - A Massachusetts couple has dismissed with prejudice benzene personal injury claims brought against Aristech Chemical Corp., United States Steel Corp. and USX Corp. Milward v. Acuity Specialty Products Group Inc., No. 1:07-11944 (D. Mass.).

On March 9, Brian and Linda Milward and the U.S. Steel defendants filed a joint motion to dismiss in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

In their 2007 complaint, the Milwards allege that Brian Milward's work as a refrigeration technician exposed him to benzene-containing products. They assert that as a result of Milward's exposure to solvents, naptha, toluene, xylene, benzene and ...

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