Richardson Malpractice Suit Sent Back To Trial Court

Law360, New York (September 20, 2011, 9:10 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Monday reversed and remanded a summary judgment granted to Richardson & Patel LLP in ProvaTek Acquisition Corp.'s legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty suit over the company's incorporation, saying a triable issue existed regarding at least one category of claims.

The Los Angeles Superior Court had granted Richardson summary judgment on David Coloris and Graham Phillips' claims that the law firm had ignored directions regarding the incorporation of PAC, and that Cloris and Graham's respective consulting firms were the sole...
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