Edwards Wildman $23M Malpractice Suit Goes To Mass.

Law360, New York (February 3, 2014, 8:48 PM EST) -- A New York judge on Monday dismissed a $23 million legal malpractice suit targeting Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP and attorney John Hughes brought by an insurance company found liable for covering a deadly highway tunnel collapse in Boston, finding that the case belongs in Massachusetts.

New York State Supreme Court Judge Lawrence K. Marks ruled that since the action is based on an underlying case and events that are centered in Massachusetts and concerns questions of Massachusetts law, the case belongs in that state.

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