STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Parties in Benzene Case File Post-Trial Briefs in Wake of $3.5 Million Verdict
May 9, 2016
DAVENPORT, Iowa –– The parties involved in a benzene case that ended in a $3.5 million verdict have filed post-trial motions, with the plaintiffs seeking pre- and post-judgment interest and the defendants asking the court to award the plaintiffs nothing or grant their motion for judgment as a matter of law on punitive damages.
The briefs were filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa on April 19.
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 ...