N.Y. Appellate Court Dismisses Appeal of Forum-Related Order in Asbestos Case After Defendants File Notice to Withdraw

  • Appellate Order
  • March Order
  • Notice of Appeal

NEW YORK –– Defendants appealing a lower court order denying their efforts to toss an asbestos cosmetic talcum powder case on forum grounds have withdrawn their appeal, according to a recent order.

In a Dec. 17 order, the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Judicial Department, explained that the defendants had filed a Notice of Withdrawal of Notice of Appeal in November. As such, the appellate court ordered that the appeal is deemed withdrawn in accordance with the notice.

The defendants had filed a notice of appeal in May, asking the appellate court to weigh in on whether the …


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