Dickinson Wright Sued Over Blocked Tribal Casino In Okla.

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A group of developers lobbed a malpractice suit in Illinois federal court at Dickinson Wright PLLC on Friday over the alleged mishandling of an Indian gaming casino project that Oklahoma officials have since successfully blocked with a court injunction.

Florence Development Partners LLC and several other associated companies contend that the firm and attorney Dennis J. Whittlesey gave them unsound advice and wrongfully assured the developers that there would be no legal issues that could stop the project from moving forward, according to the petition. The...
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