Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Justice: Products Remain In Market After Production Ceases

NEW YORK - A defendant's contention that it ceased producing asbestos-containing sheet gaskets in 1973 does not mean those products did not remain in the market going forward and goes to the weight of testimony regarding exposure to those products, a New York justice held in an opinion posted May 12 (Michael Pettinelli and David Pettinelli, et al. v. A.C. and S. Inc., et al., No. 118400/98, N.Y. Sup., New York Co.).

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