Judge Stops Short Of Nixing Citgo Leukemia Suit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 6:42 PM EST) -- In lieu of an outright dismissal, a judge has allowed the family of a former Univar USA Inc. worker to file a more detailed complaint against Citgo Petroleum Corp. and chemical firms in a suit alleging defects in the companies’ products caused the worker to develop a form of leukemia.

Judge Paul A. Magnuson issued a ruling on Monday in U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota rejecting some of the defendants’ request to dismiss the suit, but asking that that the family of Gene...
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