Proposed CMO in Auto Paint Benzene Case Awaits Approval of Md. Court
December 18, 2006
BALTIMORE -- A proposed case management order detailing discovery deadlines and disclosures is before a Maryland state court, but has yet to be entered, sources told HarrisMartin. Jenkins v. The Brooklyn/Progressive Auto Paint Group, et al., No. 24-C-06-005666 (Md. Cir. Ct., Baltimore City).
The CMO was proposed by parties involved in an auto repair mechanic and painter's benzene case pending in the Maryland Circuit Court for Baltimore City.
Kirk E. Jenkins sued several paint manufacturers and distributors in July for what he claims was the defendants' failure to adequately warn him of the dangers in benzene-containing products. Jenkins claims his …