Judge: Market-Share Liability Claim Against Talc Suppliers Fails In Asbestos Case

(February 12, 2016, 1:32 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — Potential recovery for asbestos-related injuries from a talcum powder manufacturer precludes a market-share liability claim against talc suppliers, a New York justice held in an opinion posted Feb. 9 (Keri LoGiudice and Joseph LoGiudice v. American Talc Co., et al., No. 190253/2014, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160217-024Z.)

Keri and Joseph LoGiudice filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed her to asbestos. The LoGiudices claimed that her exposure came when she...
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