$8M Enviro Negligence Suit Against Law Firm Revived

Law360, New York (March 23, 2010, 3:44 PM EDT) -- A New York state appellate court has reversed the dismissal of International Electron Devices (USA) LLC's lawsuit against Menter Rudin & Trivelpiece PC that alleges the firm failed to conduct an environmental probe of property and ultimately cost the cathode ray tube component maker $8 million in remediation costs.

The Appellate Division of the State of New York Supreme Court on Friday reversed a Onondaga County trial court's grant of summary judgment for the Syracuse, N.Y.-based law firm.

According to the ruling, the U.S. subsidiary of...
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