STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
C-8 Parties Submit Status Report, Say Phase One Award Allocated to All 3,500 Eligible Claimants
January 30, 2018
CINCINNATI –– A Phase One Award was allocated to all 3,579 eligible claimants asserting C-8 water contamination personal injury claims, representing the full gross amount available within the Phase One payments account, according to a status report.
In the Jan. 16 status report, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio, additionally noted that, in addition to the Phase One awards, more than 300 individuals made an application for a Phase Two extraordinary injury fund payment.
Those requests are currently being reviewed by the settlement Special Master, Hon. Daniel J. Stack.
The parties reached ...