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  • The Buffalo News, July 10, 2016

    The court, in a decision anxiously awaited by industry and business groups across the country, ruled against Crane Co., the Connecticut manufacturer found partially responsible for Suttner’s death. Suttner, who retired from GM in 1996 after more than 30 years of employment, was diagnosed with mesothelioma two years before his death.

  • New York Law Journal, July 1, 2016

    John Lipsitz, a founding partner at Lipsitz & Ponterio, represented Suttner. Dennis Harlow, an associate at the firm who worked on the brief, said in an interview that the court's decision is a "reaffirmation" of existing products liability law in New York.

  • June 30, 2016

    New York’s highest court upheld a wrongful death verdict on behalf of a Buffalo-area widow who lost her husband to mesothelioma. In a landmark, forty-eight page majority opinion, Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam reaffirmed that New York’s longstanding rule that a manufacturer who sells products in New York assumes a serious responsibility to warn end-users about non-obvious dangers of intended uses of its products.

  • If you or a loved one worked at Norton Labs in Lockport, New York, we invite you to attend an important luncheon on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

  • The Buffalo News, May 4, 2016

    Despite the fact that lead causes brain damage in children and that this area is full of old houses with peeling lead paint, Poloncarz’s remediation plan is on hold because the Republican-aligned Legislature majority demands that he first cut vacant jobs in the budget to offset the eight new hires.

  • The Buffalo News, May 3, 2016

    Buffalo is promising a more aggressive and coordinated approach to the city’s lead paint problem, putting a greater onus on landlords to ensure that houses are safe while also promising more lead testing, screening and remediation by government agencies