Dickinson Malpractice Suit Unfit For Fed. Court: Judge

Law360, New York (November 2, 2009, 3:20 PM EST) -- A federal judge has refused to reconsider an order sending a legal malpractice suit against Dickinson Wright PLLC back to state court, finding that the underlying issue — a dispute over a lapsed lacrosse stick patent — does not bring the malpractice claims within the purview of the federal court system.

Judge Gerald E. Rosen of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on Friday signed an order denying the law firm's motion for reconsideration of an order dismissing the case without prejudice...
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