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Toxic Tort and Environmental Litigation: In Asbestos Case, Court of Appeals Holds Manufacturer’s Duty to Warn Extends to Joint Use...

In In Re: New York City Asbestos Litigation, decided June 28,2016, the Court of Appeals tackled the question of whether a manufacturer must warn against a danger inherent in using its product together with a product designed...more

New Jersey’s Appellate Division Finds Manufacturer Has a Duty to Warn of Asbestos Risk in Foreseeable Replacement Component Parts

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On April 23, 2014, New Jersey’s Appellate Division held that a pump manufacturer had a duty to warn that replacement component parts contained asbestos. In two consolidated cases, the trial court granted summary judgment...more

Maryland Court of Appeals Narrows Manufacturer’s Duty to Warn Worker’s Household about Risks of Asbestos-containing Products

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In Georgia Pacific v. Farrar, No. 102, September Term (MD July 8, 2013), the Maryland Court of Appeals reconsidered a manufacturer’s duty to warn members of a worker’s household about the risks of asbestos-containing...more

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