Court Reverses Ruling Allowing Amended Claim But Suggests Alternative

Court Reverses Ruling Allowing Amended Claim But Suggests Alternative

NEW YORK - Statutes governing The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey liability bar a widow's attempts to amend am asbestos personal injury complaint to allege wrongful death, but on remand she may seek to commence such an action based on a separate provision of the law, a New York appeals court held May 28 (In re New York City Asbestos Litigation Mary Andrucki, etc., et al. v. Aluminum Company of America, et al., No. 10070 190377/10, N.Y. Sup., App. Div., 1st Dept.; 2013 N.Y. App. Div. LEXIS 3691).

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