5th Circuit Says Expert On Gasoline Benzene Exposure ‘Unreliable’; Mandate Issued

Mealey's (June 15, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A panel of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 14 issued a mandate affirming the ruling of a district court, which determined that a plaintiff’s expert was unreliable in reaching the conclusion that exposure to gasoline containing benzene can cause acute myeloid leukemia (AML) (Yolande Burst v. Shell Oil Company, et al., No. 15-30592, 5th Cir.).

(Mandate available. Document #15-160621-003X.)


Yolande Burst, individually and as the legal representative of Bernard Ernest Burst Jr., sued Shell Oil Co., Chevron U.S.A....
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