NY Appellate Panel Revives Tax-Deferred RE Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 2:39 PM EST) -- A New York appellate court on Wednesday revived a malpractice suit filed by a tax-deferred real estate concern against Twomey Latham Shea Kelley Dubin & Quartararo LLP, finding a trial judge went too far in throwing out claims tied to $5.5 million that got caught up in the LandAmerica Financial Group Inc. bankruptcy.

A four-judge panel sitting in the Second Judicial Department — a midlevel state appellate court — said Westchester County Judge Orazio R. Bellantoni should have held on off dismissing the complaint in June...
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