STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
Neb. Court Declines Efforts by 2 Benzene Plaintiffs to Amend Deemed Admissions
October 29, 2019
OMAHA, Neb. –– A Nebraska federal court has denied efforts by two benzene plaintiffs to amend their deemed admissions, noting it has “repeatedly” advised counsel for the plaintiffs in the cases that they must be “litigated in a timely fashion.”
In a pair of Oct. 9 orders, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska found that the deemed admission in the case only provide a “cursory argument and no supporting evidence.”
The claims in one of the suits were asserted on behalf of Gregory Ribbing; in the complaint, the plaintiff said that Ribbing’s exposure to toxins –– including ...