Law Firm Beats Mushroom Distributor's Malpractice Suit

Law360, Dallas (February 5, 2014, 7:23 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday said a trial judge rightly dismissed a mushroom distributor's malpractice suit against Dallas firm Carnahan Thomas LLP stemming from a noncompete dispute with his former employer, ruling the claims were based on speculative lost profits.

The Fifth Court of Appeals said neither Carnahan Thomas or two attorneys who worked on the case, Frederick Hoelke and Jay Romo, could be held liable for the $2.3 million in lost profits claimed by former client Stuart Thomas after the mushroom distributor lost a...
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