CORRECTED: 2 More Oil Cos. Join MTBE Medical Monitoring Deal
By Evan Weinberger
Law360, New York (September 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Lyondell Chemical Co. and Total Petrochemicals USA Inc. have joined a settlement that will provide 69 children and just over 300 adults in Wisconsin with cash compensation rather than medical monitoring services in a suit involving a gasoline additive that leaked into groundwater used by 153 public water providers in 17 states.
(Corrects an article published on Sept. 30.)
Judge Schira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York signed off on the agreement late last week. The settlement is...