Barnes & Thornburg Faces $2.2M Malpractice Suit By Doctors

Law360, Los Angeles (March 10, 2014, 3:44 PM EDT) -- Barnes & Thornburg LLP was hit with a $2.2 million legal malpractice suit in Illinois court on Thursday by a group of former medical group employees and shareholders who say the firm gave “admittedly erroneous” advice related to whether the doctors were bound by noncompete provisions.

The lawsuit raises allegations that the defendants, including Barnes & Thornburg, of counsel Nelson J. Vogel Jr. and partner Laura D. Seng, were negligent in advising the plaintiffs that they were not bound by noncompete agreements. That information was later...
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