$20M Proskauer Malpractice Suit Gains New Life

Law360, Los Angeles (January 21, 2014, 9:02 PM EST) -- A California judge agreed Tuesday to reconsider dismissing a Los Angeles surgeon's suit contending Proskauer Rose LLP owes him more than $20 million in damages for leading him to sink large sums into illegal tax shelters, saying he would re-examine whether legal opinion letters from Proskauer are admissible evidence.

Judge Mark Mooney granted spinal surgeon and inventor Gary Michelson's motion for reconsideration of his October 2013 proposed ruling letting Proskauer off the hook. The judge said the court owed the plaintiff a duty to take another...
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