Florida Federal Court Sets Final Approval Hearing in Benzene Sunscreen MDL Settlement

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FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. –– The Florida federal court overseeing the multidistrict litigation docket for aerosol sunscreen products that allegedly contained benzene has scheduled a final approval hearing for later this summer, according to a recent order.

In the May 16 order, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida sua sponte scheduled a Final Approval Hearing for Aug. 12 via Zoom.

The Final Approval Hearing setting comes five months after the plaintiffs with claims pending against Johnson & Johnson moved for approval of the settlement agreement, in which the defendant agreed to purge existing inventory of isobutane …


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