Glove Manufacturer Denied Summary Judgment in New York Asbestos Case

  • Olympic Order

NEW YORK –– A glove manufacturer has been denied summary judgment in an asbestos case after a New York trial court found that the defendant had failed to dispute that they sold asbestos-containing products for use during the time period in question.

In the Jan. 8 order, the New York Supreme Court for New York County concluded that sufficient issues of fact remained that precluded an award of summary judgment.

Olympic Glove & Safety Co. Inc. moved for summary judgment, challenging the plaintiff’s product identification. The defendant specifically said that the plaintiff had not proven that his exposure to asbestos …


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