Rejecting Expert, Causation Challenges, Justice Permits Asbestos-Talc Action

(June 30, 2016, 2:17 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — The judge overseeing New York City’s asbestos litigation allowed an action alleging mesothelioma arising from exposure to Colgate-Palmolive Co.’s consumer talc product to proceed, rejecting challenges to its timeliness, the admissibility of experts and the causation evidence in an opinion posted June 29 (In re New York City Asbestos Litigation Jay Alan Feinberg, et al. v. Colgate-Palmolive Co., et al., No. 190070/2011, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.; 2016 N.Y. Misc. LEXIS 2360).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160706-037Z.)

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