STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Parties Involved in C-8 Contamination MDL Docket Reach $921 Million Global Settlement
February 27, 2017
CINCINNATI –– The parties involved in the C-8 water contamination personal injury multidistrict litigation docket have reached a global settlement, according to an order issued by the federal court that has overseen the docket for the last four years.
In a one-page order, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio said that it had been informed by the parties that they had reached a global resolution of “all of the cases that make up this MDL.”
“The court hereby vacates all of the current scheduling orders,” the order stated. “The parties are directed to file joint ...