New York Court Affirms Asbestos Verdict, $3.2M Future Pain Award
(July 1, 2016, 2:17 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — That an asbestos defendant supervised superintendents rather than individual workers does not preclude liability under New York labor law, a New York appellate court held June 28 while also affirming the jury’s $3.5 million award for future pain and suffering (Ralph North v. National Grid Generation LLC, Nos. 1160, 1161, 1162, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.; 2016 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 4913).
(Opinion available. Document #01-160706-039Z.)
Ralph North sued numerous companies whose conduct allegedly exposed him to asbestos, leading him to contract...