NYC Bus Workers Sue GM, Others Over Fumes

Law360, New York (January 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- General Motors Corp. and 16 other diesel engine makers face another suit from New York bus workers who claim that exhaust from the engines caused harmful health effects including cancer, lung disease and heart disease.

Nearly 50 bus operators, shifters and mechanics for the New York City Transit Authority and their spouses are listed as plaintiffs for the suit, which was filed Dec. 31 in the New York County Supreme Court for the State of New York.

According to the complaint, General Motors and other companies...
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