Parties in La. Benzene Case Resolve Claims 2 Weeks Before Trial Date

  • Order of Dismissal
  • Subpoena Order
  • Third-Party Order

NEW ORLEANS -- The remaining parties in a myelodysplastic syndrome benzene case have reached settlement agreements just two weeks prior to a scheduled March 29 trial date, sources have confirmed to HarrisMartin. Barrois, et al. v. Fireman's Fund Insurance, et al., No. 09-380 (E.D. La.).

In an order of dismissal entered March 15, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana noted that it had been advised that all parties have "firmly agreed upon a compromise" in the matter.

Prior to the dismissal order, the court had issued orders on two pending motions, including a plaintiff motion to …


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