STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Parties in Pennsylvania Benzene Action Jointly Move to Extend Deadlines
March 16, 2016
PITTSBURGH –– A status conference is currently on the schedule for a Pennsylvania benzene case at which the court will address the fifth motion filed in 14 months to extend deadlines relating to expert depositions and discovery.
On March 15, the parties jointly asked the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania to extend the deadlines for expert depositions until June 17.
Ruben Grigoryants and his wife allege that Grigoryants was exposed to benzene-containing products while working as a machine operator at Erie Specialty Products. During the course of his employment, Grigoryants was required to wash machine parts ...