STORY FROM: Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation

Defendants Move to Dismiss Lawsuit, Cite Plaintiffs' Failure to Comply with Court Order

ABERDEEN, Miss. -- Several defendants have moved to dismiss a benzene lawsuit, arguing that plaintiffs failed to comply with a court order to replead with greater particularity. Simmons, et al. v. First Chemical Corp., et al., No. 05-00002 (N.D. Miss.).

In an April 6 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, defendant ConocoPhillips Co. claims that the plaintiffs' second amended complaint is merely a 'carbon copy' of the first. Several defendants have since joined in the motion.

'Instead of seizing the opportunity granted by this court to amend their Complaint to provide Defendants basic ...

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