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N.Y. Appellate Division: PowerPoint Presentation Used During Asbestos Talc Trial Should be Included in Record
January 5, 2017
NEW YORK –– A New York appellate court has found that PowerPoint presentations used by plaintiffs’ counsel during closing arguments of an asbestos-containing talc trial should be included in the court record, given that the defendant timely objected to the content of the presentation.
In the Dec. 22 order, the Appellate Division, First Department, of the New York Supreme Court additionally found that since the defendant also timely moved to include the presentation in the record, and the question of whether the jury may have been prejudiced by the content of the presentation will likely be raised on appeal, the ...