N.Y. Justice Allows Testimony That Cumulative Exposures Cause Asbestos Disease
(May 4, 2016, 1:12 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Plaintiffs may present expert testimony that cumulative asbestos exposures lead to mesothelioma, a New York justice held in an opinion posted May 3 (Alice Butera, et al. v. A.O. Smith Water Products Co., et al., No. 102479/2003, Helena D. Miskill, et al. v. A.W. Chesterton Co., et al., No. 109496/2003, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160518-001Z.)
Alice Butera and Helena Miskill filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed decedents Vernon DePriest...