Chevron Appeals Order Denying Summary Judgment Motion on Grounds that Prior Release Barred Asbestos Claims

  • Aug. 29 Order
  • Dec. 14 Order

NEW YORK –– A New York appellate court has granted Chevron Corp.’s motion for leave to appeal a decision affirming a trial court’s order denying the defendant summary judgment.

In a Dec. 14 order, the New York Appellate Division for the First Department denied the defendant’s request for re-argument, however.

Its two-page order, the Appellate Division specifically certified the question of whether the “order of this Court, which affirmed the order of the Supreme Court, properly made?”

The plaintiffs in the underlying case asserted the claims on behalf of Mason South, contending that his nearly 40-year career as a …


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