STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
N.C. Court Issues Opinion Relating to Admissibility of Testimony in Benzene Case
July 28, 2020
CHARLOTTE, N.C. –– A North Carolina federal court has weighed in on the admissibility of experts in a benzene exposure lawsuit, prohibiting the specific causation testimony of Peter F. Infante and the entire testimony of Stephen Petty.
In the July 23 order, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina did permit the testimony of several other plaintiff experts, while limiting the testimony of defense experts in the same order.
In the end, the court granted the defense motion to exclude Infante’s specific causation testimony; denied the motion to exclude the entire testimony of Robert Harrison, M.D., ...