Mr. Sullivan is a defense attorney with extensive experience litigating product liability, toxic tort, asbestos, complex litigation, mass tort, transportation, insurance and general liability claims. Representative matters currently include defending a catastrophic injury case involving a double amputation from a recycling baler, a wrongful death case resulting from maintenance on a street cleaning truck and a breach of warranty action involving fires on two tractor trailers. Joe has been involved in the defense of a wide variety of toxic tort cases for 20 years, including, single plaintiff and multi-plaintiff claims arising from alleged exposure to asbestos, mold, benzene, PCBs and an assortment of other hazardous substances. He has represented energy companies, premises owners, real estate professionals, construction companies and manufacturers of friction material, wire and cable, packing and gaskets, heat treatment equipment and component part manufacturers. He has taken asbestos cases to trial in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Texas and Michigan and has over 15 verdicts.