STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
New Benzene Complaint in Louisiana Contends In Utero Exposure Led to Minor’s Development of AML
June 18, 2019
NEW ORLEANS –– A new benzene complaint has been filed in Louisiana state court, with the plaintiffs contending that in utero exposure to benzene-containing paint, and other chemical products, caused their son to develop Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
In the recently filed complaint filed in the Louisiana Civil District Court for Orleans Parish, the plaintiffs alleged that the mother of the injured minor inhaled benzene fumes staring in her second trimester of pregnancy.
The plaintiffs, the parents of Justin White Jr., asserted the claims, contending that their son developed AML as a result of exposure to benzene-containing products, toluene, xylene, ...