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February 2021

Summary Judgment in Legal Malpractice Action

Plaintiff filed suit against an attorney alleging that the attorney was liable to the plaintiff for “abuse of process” in the filing and service of writs of garnishment.  The Circuit Court of Scott County granted summary judgment in favor of the attorney and dismissed the case.  The attorney was represented […]

January 2021

Malicious Prosecution Action Against Attorney Dismissed

The United States District Court dismissed a malicious prosecution action against attorney whose client was unsuccessful in underlying litigation against present plaintiffs.  The Court found, as a matter of law, that an attorney owes no duty to the adversaries of his client and, accordingly, the Complaint failed to state a […]

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