New York Top Court Set To Hear Arguments On Liability For Replacement Parts

Mealey's (May 2, 2016, 2:23 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — New York’s top court will hear oral argument on May 3 on whether manufacturers can be held liable for third-party asbestos-containing replacement parts, according to the court’s website (In the Matter of New York City Asbestos Litigation; Doris Kay Dummitt, et al. v. A.W. Chesterton, et al., No. 2014-00209, N.Y. App.).

Ronald and Doris Kay Dummitt sued numerous companies in the New York County Supreme Court whose conduct allegedly exposed Ronald Dummitt to asbestos while he served as a fireman, boiler tender and...
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