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Case Number: No.24
Court: New York Court of Appeals (Manhattan County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Bryce Friedman
Defendant's Attorney: Seth A. Dymond
Description: New York, New York personal injury lawyer represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendant on a product liability theory.
Plaintiff’s spouse used a commercial talcum powder daily for a period of more than
ten years during the 1960s and early 1970s. Decades later, she developed mesothelioma and died as a result. Plaintiff brought this action, alleging that use of the cosmetic powder
was a proximate cause of decedent’s illness. A jury agreed and awarded damages.
Outcome: Judgment not withstanding the verdict in favor of Defendants affirmed on appeal.