Arent Fox Can't Escape Malicious Prosecution Claim

Law360, Los Angeles (October 22, 2013, 9:21 PM EDT) -- A California judge Tuesday rejected a bid by Arent Fox LLP to escape claims that it maliciously prosecuted the daughter of a nursing home patient by bringing a defamation suit against her after she complained about conditions at the home.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Teresa Sanchez-Gordon said Valerie West and David Dizenfeld, an attorney who assisted her in making her complaints about the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, could proceed with their claims despite Arent Fox's arguments that the plaintiffs had not shown...
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