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Fraud Case Against Law Firm - Major Facebook Stock Ruling

In Fraud Case Against Law Firm, the Ninth Circuit ruled that an investment group sufficiently pleaded its federal fraud case claiming it was scammed while trying to purchase pre-initial public offering shares of Facebook, reversing a federal judge's dismissal. 

ESG Capital Partners involved in Fraud Case Against Law Firm. They negotiated the purchase with a man they believed was named Ken Dennis who was represented by law firm Venable LLP. In actuality, Dennis was a man named Tony Stratos, an alleged con artist whom Venable was also representing in an unrelated lawsuit involving a $7 million theft.

Skadden Counters Legal Malpractice Suit for 35 Million

Skadden Counters Legal Malpractice Suit in bankruptcy court.

Creditors bring suit against law firm for legal malpractice, alleging the firm turned a blind eye to issues because it had a lucrative deal with the company's founder. 

The Skadden law firm counters legal malpractice Suit, represented by Cooley, while contending the claims are purely speculative.

Firm Seeks to Dismiss a multimillion Dollar Malpractice Claim

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas asked to reject a second pass from a client to collect a Multimillion Dollar Malpractice Claim (3.16 Million) given in regards to a sexual harassment lawsuit. 

Martina Smart Simmons originally filed a Multimillion Dollar Malpractice Claim in March 2015 against Burt Barr and Associates, and attorneys John H. Barr and John Howell House. Simmons alleged that the defendants failed to file proper procedures when they obtained a $3 million final judgment against Piyush V. Patel on behalf of Simmons in the 238th Judicial District Court of Midland County, Texas.

Parents Sue Hired Attorney for Small Settlement

At Tinley Park in 2011, a young Alsip woman died in a traffic acident caused by a car driven by an intoxicated acquaintance. He crashed the vehicle after leaving a concert at the Venue. On June 7, the parents Debra and William Elam brought their complaint in Cook County Circuit Court against attorney Daniel O'Connor and the firm of O'Connor & Nakos, of Chicago, alleging professional negligence against the attorney and his firm. The parents were seeking to sue their hired attorney.

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