STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
U.S. Steel Attacks Admissibility of Plaintiff Experts in Benzene Case
April 10, 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C. –– U.S. Steel Corp. has filed a series of motions in a benzene exposure lawsuit attacking the admissibility of the plaintiffs’ experts, maintaining that they are, in part, not qualified to testify on specific causation and that the testimony does not satisfy the standards for admissibility under Daubert.
In a series of motions filed April 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, U.S. Steel challenged the testimony of Robert Harrison, M.D., Dr. Peter Infante, and Steven D. Gore, M.D.
Plaintiffs Bruce and Janice Rhyne filed the underlying complaint, contending that Bruce Rhyne’s ...