Cozen, Blank Rome Say Herrick Crane Collapse Case Distinct
By Eric Hornbeck
Law360, New York (July 10, 2013, 5:49 PM ET) -- Cozen O'Connor and Blank Rome LLP attorneys urged a New York state judge Wednesday to keep a legal malpractice suit against them separate from a case against Herrick Feinstein LLP, arguing the legal relationships are different despite both cases involving the same failed condo tower and deadly crane collapse.
At the root of both cases is a now-defunct project to build a 43-story luxury condo building in midtown Manhattan, where a construction crane collapsed in March 2008 and killed seven people. Herrick Feinstein LLP has argued...