$13M Bracewell Malpractice Row Heads To Jury

Law360, Philadelphia (March 21, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday said that it was up to the state's Supreme Court to decide the scope of arbitration clauses in contracts clients sign with law firms in his ruling that a $12.5 million malpractice suit launched against Bracewell & Giuliani LLP needed to go to a jury for a decision on its arbitrability. 

U.S. District Judge Joel Slomsky said that the wife of a man who slapped the firm with the lawsuit is entitled to a jury trial to determine whether she must...
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