Torre Lentz Survives DQ Bid In Travelers' Bond Dispute
By Dani Meyer (July 6, 2015, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Torre Lentz Gamell Gary & Rittmaster LLP can continue to represent Travelers Casualty and Surety Co. of America in its suit against DiPizio Construction Co. Inc. over several performance bonds, a New York federal magistrate judge ruled on Monday, saying that the firm isn't representing both sides.
The magistrate judge refused to disqualify Torre Lentz despite DiPizio's arguments that the firm is representing parties on both sides of the case by also prosecuting DiPizio's contract claims in related state court suits, saying that DiPizio was dropped as a plaintiff from the state court suits when its claims were reassigned to Travelers....
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