Judge makes lawyers pay for frivolity

Posted by Sander_Marechal on Feb 26, 2008 7:55 AM EDT
The Denver Post; By Mike McPhee
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A federal judge recently got so infuriated by the conduct of two highly regarded trial attorneys that he overturned a jury's $51 million verdict, then ordered the lawyers to pay the fees and costs of the opposing lawyers. He ruled that the entire trial was "frivolous" and the case filed solely to stifle competition rather than to protect a patent. Now the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed Matsch's decision to overturn the verdict.

[A bit off topic, but very interesting for anyone following the SCO saga. I'd love to see this happen to Boies Schiller & Flexner - Sander]

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I have mentioned this more than a few times... dinotrac 13 1,047 Feb 27, 2008 10:27 AM

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