New York Appeals Court: Cleaver-Brooks Must Produce Asbestos-Related Documents
(December 1, 2015, 12:44 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — Production of a boiler defendant’s “vast” collection of documents referencing asbestos arises as a function of the litigation and its replacement parts defense, a New York appeals court held Nov. 12 (Matter of New York City Asbestos Litigation, Nos. 16119, 16118, 16117, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.; 2015 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 8216).
(Opinion available. Document #01-151202-026Z.)
Cleaver-Brooks Inc. (CB) opposed certain discovery sought by plaintiffs in asbestos cases brought by numerous plaintiffs represented by Weitz & Luxenberg. CB argued in those...