Insurer Can Sue Fla. Atty Over $9M Hangar Deal: Judge

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 5:48 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Tuesday rejected a former Tew Cardenas LLP lawyer's assertion that an aviation insurer cannot sue him for allegedly bungling a plane hangar accident settlement, ruling the attorney represented the insurer as well as the insured.

U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. claims William G. Burd gave the insurer bad legal advice before it reached a $9 million settlement in connection with a May 2005 incident at the Valiant Air Command museum in Titusville, Fla., that left a boy with permanent brain damage....
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