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Botched Contract Cost Baseball League $4M, Suit Says

Law360, New York (May 3, 2012, 5:33 PM EDT) -- A group of minor league baseball teams slapped a Chicago law firm with a malpractice suit Wednesday, claiming that an attorney dropped the ball by drafting a contract that failed to sock four teams that withdrew from the league with a $1 million fee.

The Northern League of Professional Baseball Teams' complaint in Illinois court claims 11-lawyer firm Gozdecki Del Giudice Americus & Farkas LLP and attorney Steven Leech were retained to draft a governing agreement that imposed a $1 million fee on any team that...
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