Pryor Directed to Pay $21,000 After Judges Fault Motion

, New York Law Journal


The First Department agreed with plaintiffs that the firm's motion for leave to appeal was substantially identical to an earlier request in a legal malpractice lawsuit accusing Pryor of failing to provide advice that would have prevented the embezzlement of $42 million from employee benefit funds.

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  • RD Legal Funding

    The courts tend to come down pretty hard on people who waste the time and resources of the system on things that turn out to be false. People forget even though the system is public it is paid for with taxpayer money and given the current economic times, there is pressure to make sure the money is being used effectively. I assume that is part of the reason for the harsh penalty.

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