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Judge lets malpractice suit vs LeClair Ryan continue, says could be on hook for client's $9M settlement

A Chicago federal judge has refused to toss a legal malpractice suit lodged by the owner of a suburban electronics company against a Virginia law firm, saying the company has plausibly claimed the lawyers’ alleged missteps caused the company to pay out a $9 million settlement.

The Cummins Law Firm P.C., others accused of fraud

A man is suing Robert P. Cummins; the Cummins Law Firm P.C.; Hall Adams; the Law Offices of Hall Adams LLC; David L. Herzer; and Norman, Hanson & DeTroy LLC for fraud and unjust enrichment.

Canadian Pacific takes Quebec train disaster cases from Cook County to federal court

Families of victims of a fiery oil-fueled train derailment and explosion that claimed 47 lives in a town on the eastern edge of Canada’s Quebec Province will need to press their wrongful death claims in federal court, after lawyers for Canadian Pacific Railway and other corporate defendants asked to transfer cases from local to federal jurisdiction.