2nd Circ. Nixes Sanctions On Milberg, Others In Sony MDL

Law360, New York (September 23, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Friday reversed sanctions imposed on Milberg LLP and two other law firms over unsupported allegations they made during multidistrict litigation over allegedly defective televisions made by Sony Corp.

Milberg, Lax LLP and Lange & Koncius LLP were publicly reprimanded in July 2010 by a New York federal judge.

Their offenses included taking a statement by a former Sony employee out of context in their amended complaint, to the extent that it was inaccurate; making assertions based on confidential sources that were later...
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