Judge Slims Malpractice Suit Against Strapp, Horvitz

Law360, Los Angeles (November 18, 2011, 4:56 PM EST) -- A California judge on Friday trimmed a malpractice suit accusing Strapp & Strapp and Horvitz & Levy LLP of botching a hospital operator's bid for a new trial in a wrongful termination suit that resulted in a $1.3 million payout to a former employee.

California Superior Court Judge James R. Dunn struck allegations that the firms failed to remind the court of a deadline for ruling on a motion for a new trial after a jury delivered a $2.5 million verdict against Laibco LLC. The trial...
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