Craig Liljestrand Authors Article on the New York Court Decision Tying Liability to Manufactures in Third-Party Use

July 25, 2016

Craig T. Liljestrand, a Chicago-based partner in the Product Liability practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article, "Combined decision ties liability·to manufacturer in third-party use," published by the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin on July 25, 2016. This article is part of Mr. Liljestrand's monthly column with the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin "Toxic Tort Talk."

The article examines how the New York Court of Appeals held in a combined decision, In re New York City Asbestos Litigation (Dummitt/Buttner), 2016 WL 3495191 (July 2016), that the manufacturer of a product has a duty to warn of the danger arising from the known and reasonably foreseeable use of its product in combination with a third-party product. 

Read the full article, "Combined decision ties liability·to manufacturer in third-party use," on the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin website. Please note a subscription is required. 

Craig Liljestrand has extensive experience in the areas of toxic tort, products liability and environmental litigation. He is recognized for his litigation and trial skills in the areas of asbestos, silica, welding fumes, lead paint and occupational disease claims.  

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.