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New York Court of Appeals rejects liability for secondary asbestos exposure

October 27, 2005

Citing a “specter of limitless liability,” the New York Court of Appeals rejected employer liability for secondary asbestos exposure.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in support of defendant-appellate

April 04, 2005

Describing at length the asbestos litigation crisis and canvassing various judicial approaches to address the plaintiffs’ overreaching, NCLC urged the New York Court of Appeals to reject employer liability for a non-employee spouse’s injury allegedly suffered as a result of laundering her husband's presumably asbestos-covered clothes for three decades.

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