STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Benzene Complaint Filed in Arkansas Federal Court by Former Employee of Packaging Plant
June 16, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. –– An Arkansas couple has filed a benzene-related complaint in federal court, contending that one of the plaintiffs was exposed to carcinogenic products during his course of employment at a packaging plant.
The plaintiffs filed the lawsuit on June 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas.
Plaintiffs Michael and Carolyn Hall asserted the claims, contending that Michael Hall’s employed at the International Paper/Evergreen Packaging Plant for more than 40 years required him to work with benzene-containing products.
Hall specifically worked as a laboratory technician and mechanic during a portion of his ...