Calif. Court Backs Atty's Win In Fight Over Malpractice Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 29, 2013, 7:43 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Monday upheld a judgment in favor of attorney Martina Silas in her suit accusing a fellow attorney of malicious prosecution after he and Silas' former client sued her for malpractice, finding her suit wasn’t time-barred.

The dispute stems from Silas' representation of Ross Gunnell in a 1995 personal injury suit alleging he became disabled after being exposed to toxic chemicals while working on a cleaning project at a TV film-processing facility owned by Metrocolor Laboratories Inc. After a jury award was...
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