STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Parties in Piano Worker’s Benzene Suit Reach Settlement Agreement, Outline Stipulations
May 27, 2019
CHICAGO –– Parties involved in the benzene lawsuit of a former piano worker who tuned and refurbished pianos have reached a settlement agreement, according to recent documents filed in Illinois federal court.
In a stipulation and agreed order filed May 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the parties explained that they entered into a settlement of the action and further listed out agreed upon stipulations, including that there was no evidence that the plaintiff used toluene or other-benzene containing products from RPM Wood Finishes Group Inc.’s predecessor.
Plaintiffs Joseph and Carole Kupiszewski asserted ...
Notification of Docket Entry (Dismissal)
Notification of Docket Entry (Termination)
Stipulation and Agreed Order