Pa. Firm Wants Atty's Child Abuse Defamation Claim Axed

Law360, Philadelphia (August 7, 2013, 2:38 PM EDT) -- Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP fired back at claims Monday that it damaged the reputation of a Pittsburgh attorney by investigating false child molestation accusations leveled against him by a former business partner, arguing that its probe was protected by privilege and did not produce any defamatory material.

In a bid to ax claims brought by Sherrard German & Kelly PC attorney Christopher Passodelis Jr. in Pennsylvania state court alleging that Robb Leonard conducted the slanderous probe to help Erie Insurance Exchange avoid covering Passodelis’ business partner...
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