Tishman Realty & Construction worked on significant projects around New York in the 1960s and 1970s including Madison Square Garden and the World Trade Center.
It was owned by Dan Tishman, who is now a member of the board of directors for AECOM.The court affirmed the order below in favor of the plaintiff. Chamber, joined by the Business Council of New York State and other business groups, urged the New York Court of Appeals to vacate an order that consolidated for trial two dramatically different asbestos-related personal injury suits involving different worksites, different occupations, different asbestos-containing products, different types and durations of asbestos exposure, different asbestos-related diseases, different plaintiff health statuses, different legal liability theories, and even different defendants, counsel, and witnesses. The court held that defendant failed to preserve for appeal its argument that plaintiff’s case was improperly tried together with the unrelated case because it did not specifically challenge the joint trial until its post-trial motion. The coalition amicus brief explained that although New York courts routinely consolidate unrelated asbestos cases for trial purposes, the clear, national trend is to limit the consolidation of unrelated asbestos cases. We expect a lot from ourselves, and we believe our clients should too. Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP, New York (Erik C.Two additional awards were granted to Behaivior LLC and The Aquaponics Project.