New York Justice Weighs Punitives, Motion To Vacate $10.55M Asbestos-Talc Verdict

(December 15, 2015, 1:23 PM EST) -- SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — Parties at Nov. 30 hearing debated whether a New York justice should have allowed punitive damages in an asbestos-containing talc case or thrown out the $10.55 million verdict entirely (Katherine Chisholm, et al. v. R.T. Vanderbilt Co. Inc., et al., No. 2012-1056, N.Y. Sup., Schenectady Co.).

(Chisholm’s punitive damages memo available. Document #01-151216-010B. Response available. Document #01-151216-015B. Vanderbilt’s motion available. Document #01-151216-016B. Response. Document #01-151216-017B.)

Katherine Chisholm filed suit in the Schenectady County, N.Y., Supreme Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed...
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