New York Justice Affirms, But Reduces To $9M, Hennessy Asbestos Verdict
Mealey's (April 29, 2016, 12:40 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York justice on April 28 knocked a $25 million asbestos verdict against a brake grinder manufacture down to $9 million but otherwise rejected challenges to the verdict, according to documents filed with the court (Walter Miller v. BMW of North America LLC, et al., No. 190087/2014, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160504-032Z.)
After former mechanic Walter Miller contracted mesothelioma, he filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court against numerous companies whose conduct exposed him to asbestos....