New York Top Court: Ford USA Not On The Hook For Ford UK’s Asbestos Products

Mealey's (May 3, 2016, 12:58 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — An appeals court erred in finding that Ford USA’s control over the brand’s trademark placed it sufficiently in the chain of distribution for liability arising from Ford UK’s asbestos-containing products, New York’s high court held May 3 (Raymond Finerty, et al. v. Abex Corp., et al., No. 190187/10 14344 14343, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.).

(Opinion available. Document #01-160504-033Z.)

In 2010 Raymond and Mary Finerty filed suit in the New York County Supreme Court against numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him...
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