A New York attorney who refused to discontinue a real estate action even though it was "crystal clear" she had sued the wrong entity has been ordered to reimburse the defendant for the costs it incurred defending the suit. After Regina Felton's client secured a default judgment against United Equities Corp., Felton tried repeatedly to enforce the judgment against the wholly unrelated entity United Equities Inc., even after being informed of her mistake in phone calls, faxes and depositions.
Lawyer Ordered to Pay Fees After Pursuing 'Frivolous' Suit
New York Law Journal
July 9, 2008