Hair Transplant Doc Sues McDonald Hopkins Over Bosley Suit

Law360, Chicago (July 21, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT) -- An Illinois doctor has sued McDonald Hopkins LLC for legal malpractice, claiming the firm botched his defense of a noncompete lawsuit brought by his former employer, the hair transplant surgery provider Bosley Medical Group SC.

While plaintiff William D. Yates ultimately won dismissal of Bosley's breach of contract suit, he contends in Thursday's suit that McDonald Hopkins partner Steven Harris cost him an even better outcome by failing to bring counterclaims for racial discrimination against the medical group, according to a complaint filed in Illinois court.

"But for the negligence of [McDonald Hopkins and Harris], Dr. Yates could assert meritorious claims...

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