Law Firm Botched Paperwork In $1M Hotel Row, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (October 28, 2013, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Halberstadt Curley LLC was hit with a suit in Pennsylvania federal court Monday by a construction company alleging the law firm filed legally defective paperwork that spoiled its attempt to recover a $1 million arbitration award in a hotel project dispute.

Aloia Construction Co. Inc. claims its counsel mistakenly filed preliminary objections in response to Century Construction LLC's petition to dismiss an arbitration demand over work Aloia did on the Four Points by Sheraton Philadelphia. Instead, the firm should have filed a response, which is legally...
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