STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Rohm and Haas Fights Benzene Claims, Says It Can’t Be Held Liable as Premises Defendant
July 14, 2017
PHILADELPHIA –– Rohm and Haas has filed a reply brief supporting a motion for summary judgment filed in a benzene case, maintaining that it cannot be held liable for the underlying claims as a premises owner defendant.
According to a July 11 pretrial order issued by the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia Count, trial has been scheduled in the matter for Jan. 22, 2018 and is expected to last 10 days.
James and Jeanette Meyer asserted the underlying claims; a number of defendants, however, moved for summary judgment, including Rohm and Haas Company.
In a July 12 ...