Seyfarth Shaw will get a new trial in a legal malpractice case brought by the creator of a popular exercise program, who won a $30 million verdict against the law firm in 2005. A California state appeals court has thrown out a jury verdict, which found that the Chicago-based law firm committed malpractice when one of its lawyers representing Tae Bo creator Billy Blanks failed to file court papers on time in the right venue.
Seyfarth Gets New Trial in Tae Bo Malpractice Case
The National Law Journal
February 24, 2009