White & McSpedon, Ex-Lawyer Hit With Malpractice Judgment

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A New York judge granted summary judgment last Monday to Phoenix Erectors LLC against White & McSpedon PC and its former lawyer Edward M. Fogarty Jr. in a malpractice case, finding Fogarty failed to preserve the subcontractor's claims against a $1.6 million bond issued by Ulico Casualty Co.

The defendants were hit by Manhattan trial Judge Louis B. York with a judgment exceeding $194,000 — before the addition of nearly 10 years' interest at 9 percent, a sum that significantly increases the hit because the interest...
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