STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

6th Circuit Schedules Oral Argument for Appeal of $1.6 Million C-8 Exposure Case

CINCINNATI –– The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments in order to address the appeal of a $1.6 million verdict reached at the conclusion of the first bellwether C-8 water contamination personal injury trial.

In an Oct. 21 notice of oral argument, the 6th Circuit scheduled the dispute for oral argument on Friday, Dec. 9, before a three-judge panel in Cincinnati.

In their merit brief filed July 28 in the 6th Circuit, the plaintiffs backed the MDL Court’s decision to reject post-trial motions, maintaining that the defendant had distorted the record and failed “to address ...

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