New York High Court: Manufacturers Liable For Known Uses Of Third-Party Parts

(June 28, 2016, 3:17 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — Manufacturers such as Crane Co. can be liable for third-party products whose combined uses were known or reasonably foreseeable due to design, mechanics or economic necessity, New York’s top court held June 28 (In the Matter of New York City Asbestos Litigation; Doris Kay Dummitt, et al. v. A.W. Chesterton, et al., Joann H. Suttner, et al. v. A.W. Chesterton Co., et al., Nos. 83, 84, N.Y. App.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160706-029Z.)

Ronald and Doris Kay Dummitt sued numerous companies in the New...
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