Yellowstone Club Owner's $375M Malpractice Suit Shut Down

Law360, New York (March 5, 2012, 9:06 PM EST) -- A Montana federal judge on Monday threw out a $375 million malpractice suit the co-founder of the Yellowstone Club resort brought against his former attorney, saying he had failed to seek leave from his bankruptcy court proceedings before filing a complaint.

Timothy Blixseth sued Garlington Lohn & Robinson PLLP and Patten Peterman Bekkedahl & Green PLLC in June, claiming they used information gained through earlier representations of him to pin the resort’s bankruptcy on him.

Blixseth’s malpractice suit focuses on the fact that Stephen Brown of Garlington...
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