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Relying On Attorney's Advice Gets Clients Off Rule 11 Hook (access required)

Two clients who followed an attorney's advice in bringing a groundless lawsuit in Superior Court should not face Rule 11 sanctions, the Supreme Court ruled Jan. 27. Sanctions were inappropriate because the plaintiffs relied on their lawyer's recommendations and because the suit was not filed for an improper purpose, the court said. The decision reverses the Court ...

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