STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Plaintiffs in Iowa Benzene Case Ask Court to Award Summary Judgment on Issue of General Causation

DAVENPORT, Iowa –– Plaintiffs with claims pending in an Iowa benzene case have moved the court to award summary judgment on general causation, arguing that it is undisputed that benzene can cause acute myeloid leukemia.

In the Nov. 2 motion for partial summary judgment filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa maintained that there is no genuine issue of material fact as to general causation.

Plaintiff Cheri Dahlin originally filed suit in Iowa state court on behalf of her deceased husband Dean Dahlin, who was employed as a commercial truck driver for Dahlen Transport ...

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