Judge Grants Summary Judgment To 5 Asbestos Defendants

(March 25, 2016, 1:19 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A federal judge in New York on March 22 granted summary judgment to five defendants but found sufficient evidence of an electrician’s potential asbestos exposure from Bakelite contactors (Nanette Pace, et al. v. Air & Liquid Systems Corp., et al., No. 13-6227, S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 36659).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160413-002Z.)

Raymond Balcerzak worked as an electrician for nearly 50 years, retiring in 2000. In 2006, doctors diagnosed Balcerzak with emphysema. In 2011, Balcerzak contracted lung cancer. Balcerzak filed suit in...
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