1st Circuit Hears Arguments in Benzene Admissibility Dispute

BOSTON -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit has heard oral arguments relating to a dispute in a benzene case in which the parties dispute whether a plaintiff expert applied a methodologically reliable approach when reaching her conclusions, according to the court's online docket. Milward v. Acuity Specialty Products Group Inc., et al., No. 09-2270 (1st Cir.).

The Dec. 7 arguments took place before Chief Appellate Judge Sandra L. Lynch and Appellate Judges Kermit V. Lipez and Jeffrey R. Howard, the docket entry says. Joseph Jeffrey Leghorn of Nixon Peabody in Boston was CRC Industries Inc.'s representative …


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