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Dilworth Paxson Can't Dodge Suit Over Frivolous RE Cases

Law360 (April 16, 2018, 2:12 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state judge ruled that Dilworth Paxson LLP would have to face a suit brought by a Philadelphia homeowner who claims one of the firm’s former attorneys knowingly filed baseless suits against her.

In a text order, the judge agreed to dismiss one count for intentional infliction of emotional distress against Dilworth and its former attorney Jordan Rand, but ruled that Michele Shuman’s claims for abuse of process and wrongful use of civil proceedings could stand.

Dilworth Paxson had argued that the intentional infliction of emotional...
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