NYC Transit Workers Sue Engine Makers Over Fumes

Law360, New York (August 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- More than 15 suppliers of diesel buses and engines — including General Motors Corp. and Cummins Inc. — have been hit with three suits by former New York City Transit Authority employees alleging that the products released unsafe exhaust that caused a variety of health problems for the workers.

The suits, filed in the Supreme Courts of the State of New York for New York, Kings and Bronx counties, accuse the automotive makers of negligence, strict products liability, loss of services, wrongful death, and conscious pain...
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