STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
6th Circuit Grants Parties’ Motion to Dismiss Appeal of $1.6 Million C-8 Exposure Suit
June 19, 2017
CINCINNATI –– The 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal of a C-8 water contamination personal injury verdict, granting the parties’ joint motion to dismiss in light of a global settlement agreement.
The appellate court issued the order dismissing the case on May 30.
The parties had filed a three-page joint motion to dismiss the appeal, noting that they have agreed that “each party shall bear its own costs and attorney fees.”
The motion came five months after the 6th Circuit heard oral arguments relating to the appeal, and three months after the parties announced that they ...