STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Parties in Pennsylvania Benzene Action Reach Settlement Agreement
April 12, 2016
PITTSBURGH –– The parties remaining in a benzene lawsuit have reached a settlement agreement, according to a notice of hearing issued by a Pennsylvania federal court, just weeks after the court warned the parties that no further extensions would be granted as to expert deposition and discovery deadlines.
According to a hearing on settlement conference notice issued on April 6 by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the parties “negotiated in good faith the terms and conditions of the settlement and release.”
“Upon arriving at an agreed upon resolution, counsel and the parties confirmed same before ...