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The Washington City Paper, a freebie delivered around the streets of our nation’s capitol, is also a defendant in the Joseph Rakofsky defamation case. They published this article on April 4th about the mistrial, written by Rend Smith. The paper is represented by the same attorneys as Jeanne...
I’ve been sued. I’m 51 years old and this is a first for me, both personally and professionally. And it flows from a post I wrote last month about the depths to which some attorneys will sink in their marketing, that also happened to mention that Joseph Rakofsky was incompetent as a...
The stories are legion of frivolous claims brought by plaintiffs. And one of the things I should be doing more of, is showing that defense lawyers are capable of equally frivolous conduct. Today will be one of those days. In this labor law case decided today (Cullen v. Makely) by the Appellate...
Third Party Complaint for Legal Malpractice Against Successor Counsel Deemed Frivolous; Sanctions Awarded, but not Damages for Increased Malpractice Premiums
Arthur v. Klitzman et als., App. Div. Docket No. A-5222-07T2 OPERATIVE FACTS: Plaintiff sued Defendant law firm for legal malpractice. Defendant law firm filed Third Party Complaint alleging successor counsel was also responsible. Successor counsel Third Party Defendants moved to dismiss, asserting...
The Chamber of Commerce has blown its own propaganda campaign regarding frivolous lawsuits. At this website designed to spread the myth of the frivolous lawsuit as a bona fide problem, they mistakingly included a pro-consumer eight-minute video called Mr. Fancy Pants. If you hold your cursor over...