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....
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