More Defendants Settle In MDL Over MTBE

Law360, New York (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A few more defendants have dropped out of the multidistrict litigation involving methyl tertiary-butyl ether, choosing to settle rather than keep fighting the long-standing product liability case over the controversial gasoline additive.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Shira A. Scheindlin entered a stipulation of dismissal in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, having received word from defendants Giant Industries Inc., Western Refining Inc., Western Refining Yorktown Inc., Western Refining Company LP and Western Refining Southwest Inc. that they have resolved matters...
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