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Pennsylvania Legal Mal Case Dismissed for Discovery Abuse

By Will Jordan

Law360 reports on the dismissal of a legal malpractice case due to discovery abuses by the plaintiffs. The plaintiffs alleged their attorneys incorrectly calculated the applicable statute of limitations for an underlying medical malpractice claim. After what appears to have been repeated failures to comply with the court’s discovery orders, including failing to show up for their depositions, the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas sanctioned the plaintiffs in the form of dismissal of their legal malpractice lawsuit. The docket is available here.

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