In Minton v. Gunn, et al., the Texas Supreme Court wiped out a defense victory and may have expanded federal jurisdiction over state legal-malpractice claims. Lawyers on both sides in Minton wonder whether the high court's 5-3 decision may have abdicated the state court's responsibility to hear similar types of legal-malpractice actions in reaching their unusual ruling. David Keltner of Fort Worth represents the defendants on appeal.
Federal Legal Mal: Malpractice Suits With Patent Allegations May Shift Out of State Courts
December 26, 2011
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