Valero, Sunoco Sued Over Worker's Benzene Exposure

Law360, Philadelphia (November 26, 2012, 5:31 PM EST) -- Valero Energy Corp. and Sunoco Inc. were among a handful of companies slapped with a suit in Pennsylvania state court Wednesday by a former laborer who said he was diagnosed with leukemia after exposure to benzene while working in a handful of Philadelphia-area refineries.

Andre Harvey, a New Jersey resident, filed suit in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas alleging he was exposed to benzene while working as an independent contractor at five refineries in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Ohio during a period of...
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