STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Rust-Oleum Moves for Summary Judgment in Pennsylvania Benzene Case
August 3, 2017
PHILADELPHIA –– Rust-Oleum has asked a Pennsylvania state court to award it summary judgment in a benzene case, maintaining that the plaintiffs have failed to properly establish that the defendant’s product actually contained benzene.
Rust-Oleum was one of several defendants to file motions for summary judgment in the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas for Philadelphia County last month; separate motions for summary judgment were also filed by Ace Hardware Corp., Pep Boys Manny Moe & Jack, Berryman Products Inc., U.S. Steel Corp., Chevron USA Inc., Sherwin-Williams Co., ExxonMobil Corp., Advanced Auto Parts Inc., Union Oil Company of California, Loctite Corp., ...