STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Newly Appointed PFOA MDL Court Issues First Case Management Order; Status Conference Set for Feb.

CHARLESTON, S.C. –– The South Carolina federal court assigned to the newly created PFOA and PFOS foam lawsuit multidistrict litigation docket has issued its first case management order, noting that it will take up the appointment of liaison counsel at the initial status conference.

In the Jan. 2 order, the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina set that status conference for Feb. 25.

At that time, counsel should be prepared to discuss the appointment of liaison counsel, the appointment of lead counsel and committees of counsel for plaintiffs and defendants, how to handle service of documents, ...

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Case Management Order

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