Atty Can’t Duck Malpractice Suit Over Faulty 1999 FCC Form

Law360 (March 29, 2018, 10:59 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge rejected a retired Garvey Schubert Barer lawyer’s bid to toss a malpractice claim brought by a low-power television station over his failure to complete an FCC form in 1999 that would have protected it from being displaced from its assigned frequency, while also denying the station a quick win.

In his opinion refusing to grant Henry A. Solomon’s dismissal bid, Judge Rudolph Contreras lamented that “[w]ith the inclusion of a few check marks on a form submitted in 1999, this litigation might have been avoided.” He denied summary judgement requests on several grounds, with the stalemate in...

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