3rd Circ. Vacates $3M Fee Award In Honeywell Chromium Suit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2013, 7:28 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday vacated Terris Pravlik & Millian LLP's $3.1 million fee award in a cleanup suit targeting Honeywell International Inc. over chromium-contaminated soil, water and homes in New Jersey, saying a district court didn't sufficiently explain its reasoning for the award.

The Third Circuit also said the district court erred when it prevented Honeywell from making offers of judgment for Terris Pravlik's attorneys' fees on the basis that such offers, brought under a Federal Rule of Civil Procedure, are null and void in...
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