New York Court Denies Motion for Summary Judgment Filed by Jenkins Bros. in Asbestos Case

  • Order

NEW YORK –– A New York trial court has denied summary judgment to Jenkins Bros. in an asbestos case, concluding that the plaintiff had presented enough evidence that gave rise to a finding of “sufficient issues of fact.”

In a Feb. 14 order, the New York Supreme Court for New York County found that, since conflicting evidence had been presented, a “reasonable juror could decide that [the plaintiff] was exposed to asbestos-containing valves manufactured by defendant Jenkins from his work at various Con Ed powerhouses, and that such exposure could have contributed to his fatal illness.”

The plaintiffs allege in …


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