STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Parties in Piano Worker’s Benzene Suit Reach Settlement Agreement, Outline Stipulations

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 ...

Associated Documents
Notification of Docket Entry (Dismissal)
Notification of Docket Entry (Termination)
Stipulation and Agreed Order

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