Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation
HarrisMartin's Benzene & Emerging Toxic Torts Litigation Report will track recent developments in litigation stemming from exposure to benzene, as well as a number of other emerging areas of toxic tort litigation, such as talc, silica, pesticides and other chemical exposures.
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Issue #16, June 2006
Mississippi benzene plaintiffs have complied with an order requiring them to name potential expert witnesses, but
A Maryland resident is the latest to file a benzene action in Delaware, contending that his wife developed acute
The judge overseeing Delaware's coordinated benzene docket has asked the parties involved in the litigation
The Mississippi Circuit Court for Washington County has entered an order dismissing nearly 30 benzene
A judge that oversaw a $2 million verdict in a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma case has granted a defense motion
Issue #15, May 2006
Hospital nursing workers are exposed to occupational chemical risks.
As part of the ongoing litigation battles between the plaintiffs' bar and the defense bar in cases involving benzene or products
The Alabama Trial Lawyers Association has filed an amicus curiae brief in a dispute over the constitutionality of Alabama's
A federal court has rejected summary judgment motions by Shell Oil Co., in a benzene case, finding that there was a question
A Missouri judge overseeing more than 30 benzene cases has ordered the parties to mediate the claims