STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
New Benzene Complaint Filed in Pennsylvania State Court; Couple Says Exposure Called AML
July 14, 2017
PHILADELPHIA –– A new benzene complaint has been filed in Pennsylvania state court in which the plaintiffs alleged that work around benzene-containing gasoline products caused the development of AML.
The complaint was filed July 12 in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia County.
Mark and Kimberly Cole asserted the underlying claims, contending that Mark’s work with benzene-containing products while working at a number of automotive companies caused him to develop Acute Myelogenous Leukemia.
“As a condition of his employment, and in certain non-occupational activities, Plaintiff worked directly and indirectly with and was directly and indirectly exposed to, ...