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Schiff Hardin Must Face Malpractice Suit, 5th Circ. Told

Law360 (May 14, 2018, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Ironshore Europe DAC asked the Fifth Circuit on Monday to allow it to go forward with its claim Schiff Hardin LLP's bad advice about a product liability trial cost it $34 million, saying the law firm is liable under Texas law.

Ironshore asked the panel to reject Schiff Hardin's arguments that Texas precedent renders it immune to the insurer's claim it made negligent misrepresentations about a product liability case the insurer was defending, saying Schiff was acting outside of its duty to its client and was...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ironshore Europe DAC v. Schiff Hardin, L.L.P.

Case Number



Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4370 Other Fraud

Date Filed

February 2, 2018

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