Practice Areas: Overview

Practice Areas: Overview

"Whenever insurance challenges arise, Mendes is right beside you."

In asbestos and pollution claims litigation with more twists than a Gordian Knot, Mendes helps insurers untangle the legal mess.

BOSTON, MA Starting in the mid-1980’s, in courthouses across the U.S., W.R. Grace has had insurers tied up in asbestos and pollution claims litigation. The chemical and construction materials conglomerate—whose pollution problems have been well publicized in the book and movie “A Civil Action”—has spent hundreds of millions of dollars defending and settling these claims.

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