Benzene, Exxon, Mulkey and AML   Recently updated !


Benzene, Exxon, Mulkey and AML is about an Exxon employee that alleged his exposure to benzene and benzene-containing products and chemicals caused him to be stricken with acute myelogenous leukemia cancer on March 26, 2013.  A brief summary of the Benzene, Exxon, Mulkey and AML case follows:

  • Defendant worked between 1967 and 2002 at Exxon’s Scenic Highway facility “on the chemical side.
  • Mulkey named employees and former employees of Exxon as defendants, contending that “the law [of] executive office liability applies.”
  • After Mulkey died on March 2, 2015 from acute myelogenous leukemia, appellants filed the second amending and supplemental petition, alleging that as his surviving beneficiaries they were entitled to damages for Mulkey’s survival action and wrongful death.
  • Plaintiffs named Exxon as a defendant claiming that, as his employer, Exxon was liable for damages that resulted from its intentional exposure of benzene without Mulkey’s informed consent while he worked at the Baton Rouge facility.
  • Appealed

For more on the Benzene, Exxon, Mulkey and AML case in the Court of Appeal of Louisiana, First Circuit, please follow this link: Benzene, Exxon, Mulkey and AML


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