Strapp, Horvitz Duck Malpractice Claims In Firing Row

Law360, Los Angeles (May 9, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday pared Laibco LLC’s malpractice claims accusing Strapp & Strapp and Horvitz & Levy LLP of mishandling a wrongful termination suit, saying the nursing home operator’s theory could spark a wave of malpractice suits.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James R. Dunn ruled Wednesday that there is no legal support for the theory that the firms had a duty to remind the court of a deadline for ruling on a motion for new trial after a $2.5 million jury verdict, saying attorneys...
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