Judge Won’t Reconsider Third-Party Parts Liability Ruling
(October 31, 2016, 2:14 PM EDT) -- ALBANY, N.Y. — Out-of-state rulings on a manufacturers’ liability for third-party parts do not require reconsideration of a ruling and a recent ruling by New York’s top court moots any concern of prejudice, a federal judge held Oct. 27 (Pearl Osterhout, et al. v. Crane Co.; FMC Corp., et al., No. 14-208, N.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148819).
(Opinion available. Document #01-161109-006Z.)
Robert Osterhout served the U.S. Navy as a fireman, check man and burner man aboard the USS Charles H. Roan from 1947 to...