New York Court Affirms Asbestos Verdict, $3.2M Future Pain Award

(July 14, 2016, 12:51 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — That an asbestos defendant supervised superintendents rather than individual workers does not preclude liability under New York labor law, a New York appellate court held June 28 while also affirming the jury’s $3.5 million award for future pain and suffering (Ralph North v. National Grid Generation LLC, Nos. 1160, 1161, 1162, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.; 2016 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 4913).

Ralph North sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading him to contract mesothelioma, sources said. North...
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