Robert G. Weller
Robert Weller focuses primarily on the defense of asbestos-related toxic tort and products liability actions for clients nationally as well as locally in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Prior to joining Eckert Seamans, Robert was a member of the National Coordinating Counsel Team in complex toxic tort products liability litigation for a major asbestos defendant and was directly responsible for overseeing and directing defense strategies throughout the country. He also represented many clients in asbestos litigation on a local basis. Robert’s representative experience spans Navy, commercial/industrial, and residential-based asbestos claims.
Outside of the asbestos context, Robert has served the legal interests of a diverse client base in matters ranging from business and contractual disputes to bicycle accidents, incidents resulting in traumatic brain injuries, automobile claims, various other personal injuries, and insurance defense matters.
- American Bar Association
Awards and Recognition:
- Selected for inclusion in Massachusetts Super Lawyers – Rising Star (2015 – 2020)
News and Insights
- “Eckert Seamans Prevails at Summary Judgment in Three Separate Delaware Matters,” Eckert Seamans’ Mass Tort Litigation Update, February 7, 2023.
- “Asbestos Litigation Update NY Senate Bill 7052 – The Comprehensive Insurance Disclosure Act,” Eckert Seamans’ Mass Tort Litigation Update, January 14, 2022.
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