STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
New Complaint Filed in Louisiana Federal Court, Says Plaintiff Developed Lymphoma as a Result of Chemical Exposure
February 27, 2017
BATON ROUGE, La. –– A Louisiana couple has filed a complaint in federal court contending that his work for more than 40 years in the chemical industry caused him to develop cancer.
In the Feb. 1 complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, the plaintiffs said that a number of defendants, including ExxonMobil, negligently exposed him to a number of toxic chemicals and failed to ensure proper ventilation of work areas.
Plaintiffs James and Gloria Million asserted the claims, contending that James’ employment in the chemical plant industry for more than 40 years caused ...