STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

C-8 MDL Court Rejects DuPont’s Challenges to Testimony, Punitive Damages in Next Bellwether Trial Selection

CLEVELAND –– The federal court overseeing the national coordinated docket for claims arising out of alleged exposure to C-8 has issued orders denying defense efforts to throw out testimony and claims in the next case scheduled for trial.

In a series of orders issued April 29, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio denied DuPont’s motions to exclude the testimony of the plaintiff’s specific causation expert, for summary judgment on specific causation, and to dismiss the claim for punitive damages.

David Freeman contends that he developed testicular cancer as a result of exposure to perfluorooctanoic ...

Associated Documents
Bahnson Order
Specific Causation Order
Punitive Claim Order

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