Brother sued for allegedly taking money from father's asbestos settlement

Kelly Holleran Feb. 8, 2012, 8:11am


The son of a recently deceased man claims his brother took money from his father's asbestos settlement without permission.

George Lamae filed a lawsuit Jan. 27 in Madison County Circuit Court against the estate of Robert Lee Lamae Jr.

George Lamae claims his brother, Robert Lee Lamae Jr., deposited settlement funds from his father's asbestos settlement into his account without George Lamae's permission.

"The breaches of his fiduciary duty to Plaintiffs proximately caused damages of more than $50,000 to George Lamae," the suit states.

In his complaint, George Lamae seeks a judgment of more than $50,000, plus costs.

Joseph R. Brown Jr. of Lucco, Brown, Threlkeld and Dawson of Edwardsville will be representing him.

Madison County Circuit Court case number: 12-L-151.

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