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Court Denies Post-Trial Motions Following Plaintiff’s Verdict

Supreme Court of New York, New York County; August 28, 2023

This matter involved plaintiff James McWilliams, who worked as a steamfitter from 1960 until his retirement in 1996. He claimed that his work consisted of installing heating, air conditioning, and sprinkler systems, including the installation of new piping systems and the renovation of existing systems. This work, he alleged, required him to install, maintain, and repair valves, some of which he identified as Jenkins. In September 2018, the plaintiff was diagnosed with mesothelioma and, …

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