STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Butter Flavorings Plaintiffs Move to Voluntarily Dismiss Cases, Note Parallel Actions Now Pending in Illinois
September 26, 2019
FLORENCE, S.C. –– Plaintiffs with butter flavorings cases pending in South Carolina federal court have voluntarily moved to dismiss the claims, noting that they have filed complaints in Illinois, where two of the defendants have long maintained jurisdiction is proper.
In separate amended motions filed Sept. 13 and 16 in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina, the plaintiffs further explained that they have not heard from, or are awaiting a response from, a number of other defendants.
The underlying lawsuits were filed by Marlene D. Mace, Gary Carter, and Jamario Kinney. Mace said her nearly 10-year ...