Crane Co. Can’t Escape Replacement Parts Suit, New York Justice Says
(October 9, 2015, 12:59 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Crane Co. has not successfully refuted evidence that it included asbestos with its valves or that it had a hand in or benefited from the use of asbestos-containing replacement parts, a New York justice held in an opinion posted Oct. 8 (Mark Ricci v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., et al., No. 190224/14, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.; 2015 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 3620).
(Opinion available. Document #93-151028-003Z.)
Mark Ricci filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court, claiming that he suffered secondhand...