Firm Tells 9th Circ. It Can Tap Multiple Limits For Fraud Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (December 7, 2017, 5:15 PM EST) -- A Southern California law firm argued to the Ninth Circuit on Thursday that a Liberty Mutual unit should treat seven real estate fraud suits against the firm and its attorneys as separate claims rather than as one, as a lower court decided, saying the suits involve wildly varied allegations.

Davies Lemmis Raphaely Law Corp. urged a three-judge panel during oral arguments in Pasadena to overturn a February 2016 decision by U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee. Judge Gee said Davies Lemmis can only access a single...
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