Louisiana Parties in Benzene Case File Motions Attacking Expert Admissibility

  • Garabrandt Motion
  • Miller Motion

NEW ORLEANS –– The parties in a Louisiana benzene lawsuit have filed several motions seeking the exclusion of expert testimony, with the plaintiffs arguing that one of the defense experts ignored a number of studies with “statistically significant results that show an increase[d] risk for gasoline exposure and AML.”

In one of its motions, defendant Shell Oil Co. attacked the exposure assessment opinion of a plaintiff expert, saying it is irrelevant as to the defendant.

According to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana’s online docket, a Dec. 18 status conference has been scheduled to …


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