Texas Atty Ducks Suit By Beverage Co. Minority Shareholder

Law360, New York (March 27, 2012, 11:30 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday chucked a suit accusing Curran Tomko Tarski LLP attorney Mike Tarski of helping the majority owner of beverage company Specialty Blends squeeze out a minority shareholder.

The Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the suit, saying plaintiff KC Cunningham failed to show that Tarski, who represented Cunningham’s former business partner David Tindol, had negligently misrepresented legal documents that Cunningham says Tindol used to push him out of the business.

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