N.Y. Appellate Court Affirms Dismissal of Asbestos Claims Against Special Electric Co.
November 16, 2020
ROCHESTER, N.Y. –– A New York appellate court has affirmed the dismissal of an asbestos case asserted against Special Electric Company Inc. after determining that Wisconsin law governed the underlying claims and, as such, they were time barred.
In the Nov. 12 opinion, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department, found that the plaintiffs had failed to establish that Business Corporation Law governed the claims.
In March 2019, the New York Supreme Court for Erie County granted Special Electric Company, Inc.’s motion to dismiss the plaintiffs’ complaints against it.
Special Electric was named as a …