Louisiana Benzene Trial Scheduled for 2013 Bench Trial

  • Sept. 12 Order
  • Sept. 6 Order

NEW ORLEANS –– A judge overseeing a benzene case pending in a Louisiana federal court has outlined upcoming deadlines, including trial, which is scheduled to take place as a bench trial.

Judge Jane Triche Milazzo of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana outlined a number of deadlines in a Sept. 6 order and noted in a subsequent order issued six days later that the settlement conference is set for April 23, 2013.

Edward F. Authenment III filed the complaint, contending that his work as a deckhand and tankerman for Ingram Barge Co. from 1977 …


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