Boettcher v. Conoco Phillips Co.

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20018
No(s). 17-6115 (10th Cir. Feb 12, 2018)

The Tenth Circuit ruled that an Oklahoma citizen has no claim against an oil company on allegations that his cancer was caused by decades of breathing benzene fumes from its oil refinery near his home. In 2011, the man was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. In 2016, he brought suit against the oil com...