Funk Legend's $10M Malpractice Suit Is An Oldie: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (February 21, 2014, 1:21 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday found that funk legend George Clinton waited too long to file a $10 million legal malpractice suit against Hendricks & Lewis PLLC over the firm's purported mishandling of a series of the Funkadelic frontman's intellectual property cases in California.

In a brief, unanimous opinion, the three-judge panel affirmed a 2012 decision by a federal judge in Washington state that California's one-year statute of limitations on malpractice suits applied in Clinton's case, which was filed against Hendricks almost two years to late....
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Case Information

Case Title

George Clinton v. Hendricks & Lewis PLLC, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

September 28, 2012

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