No New Trial For Insurer In Museum Crash Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (September 21, 2011, 3:33 PM EDT) -- U.S. Specialty Insurance Co. was denied a new trial Tuesday in its lawsuit claiming Tew Cardenas LLP and its former attorney gave poor legal advice that cost USSIC $8 million extra to settle with a teenager who was injured at an aircraft museum.

A Florida federal jury found in August that William Burd — now with Atkinson & Brownell PA — and Tew Cardenas did not negligently represent the aviation insurer in a settlement with a 15-year-old boy who was seriously injured in the May 2005...
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Case Information

Case Title

U.S. Specialty Insurance Company v. Burd et al

Case Number



Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Gregory A. Presnell

Date Filed

February 6, 2009

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