Cross-Claims Keep Asbestos Defendant In New York Action
Mealey's (August 19, 2015, 2:23 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — The absence of evidence against a defendant does not free it from an asbestos case where potential cross-claims exist, a New York justice held in an opinion posted Aug. 18 (In re New York City Asbestos Litigation Michael Koulermos and Marian Koulermos v. A.O. Smith Water Products, et al., No. 190406/2014, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #01-150826-007Z.)
Michael and Marian Koulermos filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos....