STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

North Carolina Federal Court Sets Deadlines in Re-Filed Benzene Complaint from Pa.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –– A North Carolina federal court overseeing a benzene personal injury action re-filed there after a Pennsylvania court dismissed the claims on forum non conveniens grounds has outlined deadlines for the case moving forward.

In a Sept. 4 pretrial order and case management plan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina set a jury trial in the matter for July 2020.

Discovery is to be completed by Jan. 31, while expert reports are due by Nov. 6 for the plaintiffs and Dec. 6 for the defendants.

Dispositive motions are due by Feb. 21, ...

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