Scheduling Deadlines Altered in Nebraska Benzene Case

  • Order

OMAHA, Neb. -- A Nebraska federal court that recently declined a second chance to examine whether the state's sophisticated user doctrine applied to a benzene case has granted a joint motion to alter dates relating to discovery, expert witnesses and trial schedule. Vondra, et al. v. Barton Solvents Inc., et al., No. 07-85 (D. Neb.).

According to the Dec. 11 order issued by the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, discovery is now slated to be completed by Sept. 28 and each party is limited to serving 50 interrogatories on any other party.

The parties must disclose expert …


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