6th Circuit Affirms Benzene Claim Dismissal Under Statute Of Repose

CINCINNATI - Application of Oregon substantive law and dismissal of wrongful death claims stemming from alleged benzene exposure under that state's six-year statute of repose were correct, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals held June 13 (Lisa Caswell, et al. v. Olympic Pipeline Company, et al., No. 10-35748; Lisa Caswell, et al. v. Union Oil Company of California; et al., No. 11-35260, 6th Cir.). Subscribers may view the opinion available within the full update.

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