Louisiana Benzene Parties File Amended Complaint; Revise Recently Dismissed Fraud Claims

  • Amended Complaint

NEW ORLEANS –– Benzene plaintiffs in Louisiana have responded to a court’s recent request to amend their fraud claims, filing a first amended complaint Feb. 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

In a recent order dismissing the fraud claims, the District Court found they fell short of what is required and gave the plaintiffs 30 days to amend the cause of action.

The plaintiffs filed the action on behalf of Kevin Boudreaux, who was allegedly exposed to benzene-containing products while working as an instrument technician and maintenance worker at a variety of …


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