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Edward Lenci Quoted in Law360 Article on Recovering Cleaning and Contamination Costs from MetLife

February 13, 2009

Edward K. Lenci, a New York-based partner in the Insurance & Reinsurance practice at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, was quoted in the article, "MetLife May Be On The Hook For Briggs Cleanup," published by Law360 on February 13, 2009.

The article discusses how Ceramicas Industriales SA and Briggs Plumbing Products Inc. have won a partial victory over Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in their bid to recover costs for cleaning contamination at several production facilities around the United States.  Mr. Lenci represented Ceramicas Industriales and comments on the main issue of the case stating "[t]he issue really concerns the failure on their part to document these in the sale purchase agreement."

Read the full article, "MetLife May Be On The Hook For Briggs Cleanup," on the Law360 website. Please note a subscription is required.

Edward K. Lenci handles complex business litigations and arbitrations, including international arbitrations, as well as reinsurance disputes, class action defense, and appeals. His successes include a class action defense victory before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. law firm with 450 attorneys located in 11 states and London. Founded in 1934, the firm has a national reputation for its insurance industry work, its representation of professionals and law firms, and its closely coordinated business advisory, transactional and litigation services. We serve clients ranging from emerging and middle-market businesses to Fortune 500 companies, as well as governmental and public sector clients.

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