Milberg's Use Of Sources Probed In Sony Case

Law360, New York (May 25, 2010, 5:56 PM EDT) -- A federal judge is taking issue with Milberg LLP and other counsel representing a group of plaintiffs in liability litigation related to Sony Corp. televisions over their use of statements from confidential sources that later proved to be unreliable.

Judge Robert P. Patterson Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York asked Milberg, Lax LLP and Lange & Koncius LLP on Friday to explain how their actions had not violated Rule II of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

The judge...
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