Ga. Law Firm Can't Dodge $1M Mineral Lease Contract Suit

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT) -- A Georgia law firm on Monday failed in its bid to escape allegations that it owes Old Republic National Title Insurance Co. $1 million for mangling a 1998 mineral lease deal, as a federal judge ruled that the insurer's claims fall within the statute of limitations.

Studstill & Perry LLP had argued that Old Republic's breach of contract and indemnification claims were best described as malpractice and negligence allegations, which would have expired before the insurance company brought the suit, but U.S. District Judge Hugh Lawson...
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