New York Justice Allows Subpoena Of Mealey’s Commentator Over Asbestos Article

Mealey's (January 14, 2016, 11:32 AM EST) -- NEW YORK — Saying that the defendants’ reliance on a commentary demonstrates its relevance, a New York justice on Jan. 12 declined to quash the deposition of the author (In re: New York City Asbestos Litigation, All Weitz & Luxenberg Asbestos Cases, No. 040000/88, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160120-014Z.)

In April 2014, New York County Supreme Court Justice Sherry Klein Heitler struck down the New York City Asbestos Litigation (NYCAL) deferral on punitive damages. In that ruling, Justice Heitler declined the defendants’...
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