STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Parties in Benzene Case Exchange Briefing on In Limine Motions Prior to Upcoming Trial
April 26, 2017
PHILADELPHIA –– Parties involved in an upcoming benzene trial have exchanged briefing on a number of in limine motions, including one seeking to preclude testimony referring to specific products with the plaintiffs maintaining that reference to the defendant’s product is “highly relevant.”
Sources told HarrisMartin that trial in the matter is scheduled to begin April 28 in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia County.
In their original complaint, plaintiffs Michael and April Butts contended that he was exposed to benzene-containing products while employed as a maintenance mechanic at Wigstens Dairy Farm, Vans Lawn Mower Shop, Lockwood Automotive, Gerald ...