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Texas Panel Revives Malpractice Claim Against Atty

Law360, Houston (November 13, 2017, 2:42 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate court recently revived the legal malpractice claims Border Demolition & Environmental Inc. brought against its former attorney for an alleged lack of representation, but found the company's claim for breach of fiduciary duty was “impermissible fracturing” and was rightly tossed by the trial court.

Texas' Eighth Court of Appeals held in its opinion issued Wednesday that the demolition and construction services company had made “virtually identical” allegations in support of both its malpractice and breach claims against El Paso attorney Ernesto Pineda. A...
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