Suit Claiming Attys Hacked Rival Firm Gets Tentative OK

By Kat Greene (June 2, 2015, 3:31 PM EDT) -- A California judge said on Tuesday that she would likely allow law firm Reyes & Barsoum LLP to proceed with allegations that opposing counsel at Knox Ricksen LLP hacked into its computer network and stole client information to gain an edge in a workers' compensation dispute.

In a hearing on Tuesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Barbara A. Meiers said that she had tentatively planned to overrule Knox Ricksen's bid to dismiss the suit early, but that she would take under submission the defendant's contention that the plaintiffs hadn't been specific about what, allegedly, the opposing attorneys had done wrong....

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