Pa. Justices Snub Appeal In Astor Weiss Malpractice Suit

Law360 (February 28, 2019, 7:46 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday shot down an appeal of a ruling that a now-defunct telecom company waited too long to sue an Astor Weiss Kaplan & Mandel LLP attorney over purportedly faulty work on an $18 million contract dispute.

The justices left standing a decision by the state's Superior Court agreeing that the clock on a potential malpractice suit against Astor Weiss partner W. Mark Mullineaux began running after a bankruptcy judge threw out the underlying claims, even if they'd been tossed because of faulty pleadings that Mullineaux attempted to explain away to his client.

The state high court...

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