A Manhattan Supreme Court justice has kept a key defendant in a lawsuit seeking reimbursement for asbestos abatement in New York City public schools.

Basic Inc., according to Justice Stanley L. Sklar, is exposed to the potential liability faced by a manufacturer of a plaster containing asbestos, since Basic bought the manufacturer in 1955.

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