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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 based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.

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