Glove Manufacturer Denied Summary Judgment in New York Asbestos Case
January 16, 2024
- 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 …