Court Issues Scheduling Order, Grants Joint Motions to Dismiss 2 Defendants

  • Bridgestone Order
  • Scheduling Order
  • Shell Oil Order

NEW ORLEANS -- Parties in a Louisiana benzene case have established a trial date and are moving forward with discovery, according to a recent document filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Moore, et al. v. ExxonMobil Corp., et al., No. 11-00747 (E.D. La.).

The federal court also recently granted two separate joint motions to dismiss Bridgestone and Shell Oil from the action that involves the benzene claims of a former police officer.

According to the filing, a preliminary pre-trial conference was held on Aug. 23. The court noted on Aug. 30 that pleadings have …


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