NY Judge Rejects Motion to Exclude 'Any Exposure' Approach in Asbestos Case

, New York Law Journal


A Manhattan judge has denied a joint motion by defendants in asbestos litigation to exclude expert-witness testimony that the defendants say is based on a “single fiber” or “any exposure” approach to disease causation that many other jurisdictions around the country reject.

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  • Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, D.C.

    As usual, the appellate bench-seeking Justice Moulton acts as a puppet for the powerful plaintiffs bar. To read more about the crooked NYCAL clown show he oversees, read the relevant text from the latest edition of ATRA’s annual Judicial Hellholes report : judicialhellholes.org/2016-2017/new-york-city-asbestos-litigation/ .

  • Honest Iago

    It is truly heartening to see our Judiciary carefully analyzing these difficult issues. Prior to Shelly Silver‘s fall from grace it seemed as though the laws of science and of causation had to yield to the political clout of his law partners.

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