Nevada Court Grants Motion to Dismiss Benzene Claims, Allows Plaintiff Leave to Amend

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LAS VEGAS –– A Nevada federal court has allowed a benzene plaintiff leave to amend a number of claims, urging the plaintiffs to include specific allegations as to each specific defendant “to demonstrate what each defendant allegedly did, or in this context, failed to do.”

In a May 1 order, the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada did dismiss the plaintiff’s claim for res ipsa loquitur, saying that it was theory of liability and not a separate cause of action.

The plaintiffs filed a second amended complaint on May 22.

The plaintiffs asserted the claims on behalf of …


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