Parties In Asbestos-Talc Evidence Destruction Suit Must Face Claims, Judge Says
Mealey's (April 8, 2016, 2:37 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — Lawyers and a company accused of destroying evidence of and misrepresenting the presence of asbestos in talc must face fraud and conspiracy claims, a federal judge in New Jersey held April 5 in denying several motions to dismiss (Kimberlee Williams, et al. v. BASF Catalysts LLC, et al., No. 11-1754, D. N.J.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160413-013Z.)
In a July 2015 second amended class action complaint, Kimberlee Williams claimed that talc miner BASF Catalysts LLC and its attorneys at Cahill Gordon & Reindel destroyed...