Atty Sues Over Probe Into Fake Child Molestation Claims

Law360, New York (July 19, 2013, 2:44 PM EDT) -- A Pittsburgh attorney sued Erie Insurance Co. and Robb Leonard Mulvihill LLP for defamation Monday in state court, alleging their probe of his former business partner’s child molestation accusations — which they knew to be false — damaged his reputation.

Sherrard German & Kelly PC attorney Christopher Passodelis Jr. accused Erie and Robb Leonard of conducting the slanderous probe in an bid to help Erie avoid covering Passodelis’ business partner in a defamation suit. The business partner pled guilty to criminal harassment in December 2011 for...
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