New York Jury Returns Defense Verdict In Asbestos Gaskets Case

(March 24, 2016, 1:43 PM EDT) -- LOWVILLE, N.Y. — A New York jury on Jan. 27 returned a verdict for refrigeration compressor manufacturer Copeland Corp. in a case claiming that it caused a man’s mesothelioma by exposing him to asbestos, sources told Mealey Publications (Sarita Olley, as the executrix of the estate of David Olley v. 84 Lumber Co, et al., No. CA2013-000379, N.Y. Sup., Lewis Co.).

Source said Sarita Olley filed suit in the Lewis County Supreme Court on behalf of David Olley, who she claimed suffered occupational exposure to asbestos....
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