N.Y. Court Dismisses Malpractice Suit Against Deloitte

Law360, New York (June 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New York state court has dismissed a suit brought by Motorola Inc. subsidiary Symbol Technologies Inc. against its former independent auditor Deloitte & Touche LLP, ruling that Symbol’s claims of malpractice, breach of contract, fraud and negligent misrepresentation are time-barred.

Judge Elizabeth Hazlitt Emerson of the Supreme Court of the State of New York granted Deloitte’s motion to dismiss the suit on Monday. She found that the auditor’s alleged negligent conduct occurred at the latest in March 2002, meaning Symbol’s November 2005 complaint was filed...
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