Lack Of Lawyer Sinks Marketing Co.'s Vegas Casino Suit

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 9:26 PM EST) -- A Texas judge ruled Wednesday that AE Marketing LLC, which convinced other companies to bankroll the doomed purchase of a Las Vegas casino, was liable for fraudulent inducement by default, having forfeited its right to litigate the issue by failing to retain counsel.

AE Marketing LLC burned through three law firms between 2008 and 2010, then didn't locate a replacement until March 2012, needlessly delaying an already drawn-out case that now has spanned more than a decade, Senior U.S. District Judge Royal Furgeson wrote in Wednesday's...
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Case Information

Case Title

AE Marketing LLC et al v. The Heritage Organization LLC et al

Case Number



Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy: Withdrawal 28 USC 157


Royal Furgeson

Date Filed

February 20, 2007

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