Wilentz Atty Tanked Asbestos Claim To Shield Hess, Suit Says

Law360, New York (March 20, 2014, 7:37 PM EDT) -- A Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer PA shareholder was sued last week in New Jersey state court, accused of purposefully derailing a client’s wrongful death suit to shield Hess Corp., a Wilentz client, from potential allegations that asbestos exposure from working in Hess facilities caused a fatal case of mesothelioma.

Mikael Andreoli filed the suit March 11 in New Jersey Superior Court, targeting Wilentz shareholder Philip A. Tortoreti, his firm, as well as defunct firm Galex Wolf LLC and its partner Richard Galex. Andreoli’s suit claims that...
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