Reed Smith Can't Shake EquiHome Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state judge ruled Friday that Reed Smith LLP couldn't toss a mortgage company's lawsuit claiming the firm and Coffey & Associates PC negligently failed to advise the company of insurance coverage in a consumer fraud lawsuit that spawned a $780,000 jury verdict and helped drive it into bankruptcy.

Morris County Judge Robert J. Brennan denied Reed Smith's dismissal motion in the case brought by EquiHome Mortgage Corp., which contends the firm and Princeton-based partner Robert Jaworski didn't properly investigate its defense and indemnity...
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