Sunoco, Others Face Toxic Tort Suit Over Benzene Exposure

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 2:21 PM EDT) -- Sunoco Inc. and a range of other companies connected with the production and sale of benzene-containing solvents were slammed Wednesday with a toxic tort suit, alleging that longtime exposure to the solvents caused a print shop employee to contract leukemia, which led to his death.

The suit, filed in Philadelphia's Court of Common Pleas, contends that Sanford Duttera — a pressman for 30 years at the Standard Register Co. in York, Pa. — was exposed on a daily basis to the solvents, which were manufactured or...
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