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N.Y. Court Denies Whittaker, Clarke & Daniels’ Summary Judgment Motion in Asbestos Cosmetic Talc Case

NEW YORK –– A New York trial court has refused to award Whittaker, Clarke & Daniel summary judgment in an asbestos cosmetic talcum powder lawsuit, finding that the plaintiffs had submitted sufficient evidence to support its allegation that the defendant supplied talc to the manufacturers of talcum powder products used by the plaintiff.

In an Oct. 5 order, the New York Supreme Court for New York County wrote that the evidence proffered by the plaintiff “raise genuine triable issues of fact requiring that the motion be denied.”

The plaintiffs asserted the claims on behalf of Ann Zoas, contending that her ...

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