Neither of two federal statutes precludes the long-time companion of a man who died from exposure to asbestos from suing his former employer, a state judge has ruled.

Supreme Court Justice Helen E. Freedman of Manhattan in Caradonna v. A.W. Chesterton Co., 106785/06, rejected claims from the Long Island Railroad that the doctrine of pre-emption barred it from being sued for the death of Joseph Caradonna.

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