Attorneys – RICO — Tort/Negligence – Tortious Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage – Civil Practice — Prior Litigation – Collateral AttackCullen v. Emanuel & Dunn, PLLC Plaintiffs lost a prior lawsuit and are now suing the lawyers who represented the winning side. Plaintiffs have not shown that an attorney’s acceptance of a retainer to represent a defendant in a fraud action, without more, is enough to make the attorney liable under North Carolina's Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.
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Published: September 10, 2012
Time posted: 1:22 pm
Tags: Attorneys, Civil Practice, Collateral Attack, Prior Litigation, RICO, Tort/Negligence, Tortious Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage