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New York Partner Obtains Dismissal of Complaint in Toxic Liability Matter

Following a bench trial, US District Judge Gregory H. Woods issued a decision dismissing plaintiff’s complaint. The case involved a drain cleaning product manufactured by Litchfield Cavo LLP’s client, purchased through the Home Shopping Network which allegedly exploded splattering chemicals in plaintiff’s face. Injuries alleged included bilateral corneal abrasions, burns and detachment, chemical conjunctivitis, sinusitis and permanent loss of vision the court issued an extensive, 17-page ruling addressing issues surrounding spoliation of evidence, burdens of proofs on the various theories of product liability and negligence, finding in favor of the Litchfield Cavo client on all counts. New York partner Andrew Sapon represented the client in Marshall v. Medallion Products, Inc. et al.