Weitz & Luxenberg Defends Subpoena Of Asbestos Commentary Author

Mealey's (November 30, 2015, 2:30 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — Defendants’ “consistent” reliance on a Mealey’s Asbestos Bankruptcy Report commentary and their concern that deposing the authors would provide “leverage” in ongoing negotiations demonstrate the validity of a subpoena, plaintiffs in New York asbestos litigation told a judge Nov. 24 (In re: New York City Asbestos Litigation, All Weitz & Luxenberg Asbestos Cases, No. 040000/88, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).

(Memo in support available. Document #01-151202-023B.)

In April 2014, New York County Supreme Court Justice Sherry Klein Heitler struck down the New York...
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