STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Benzene Case Against Ford Motor Reset for July Trial after Mistrial Declared in First Proceeding

BEAUFORT, S.C. –– A benzene case against Ford Motor Co. has been reset for trial in July, five months after a mistrial was declared as a result of a Sheriff’s Office deputy’s discussions about the case with jurors in a parking lot outside the courthouse, sources told HarrisMartin.

The case has been slotted in a July 31 trial setting by the South Carolina Court of Common Pleas in Beaufort County. Judge Carmen Mullen is overseeing the benzene case.

The case originally went to trial in February, but –– after hearing eight days of testimony –– jurors informed Judge Mullen ...

Associated Documents
Plaintiffs’ Pretrial Brief
Defense Pretrial Brief



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