Parties Exchange Briefing on Admissibility of Plaintiff Expert in MA Benzene Case
November 30, 2012
BOSTON –– Plaintiffs in a Massachusetts benzene case have filed an opposition to a motion challenging specific causation, arguing that the opinions of the expert defendant Rust-Oleum Corp. challenges are based on “well-accepted computer modeling technique[s].”
However, in a brief filed Nov. 27 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Rust-Oleum backed its motion, contending that there is no basis in the record to support Dr. James Stewart’s conclusions.
In their 2007 complaint, the Milwards allege that Brian Milward's work as a refrigeration technician exposed him to benzene-containing products. They assert that as a result of …