Dow Chemical Moves to Transfer Venue in Louisiana Benzene Case

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  • Opposition

NEW ORLEANS -- Stating that the case has "no connection whatsoever" to the district in which it was filed, a defendant has moved to transfer pending benzene claims to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. Ventress, et al. v. Radiator Specialty Co., et al., No. 11-1419 (E.D. La.).

However, in a response filed Nov. 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, the plaintiffs defended their choice of venue, arguing that the defendant failed to prove that keeping the claims in the current court would pose a "unique or unusual burden" on …


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