A Brooklyn 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.

However, New York Supreme Court Justice Arthur M. Schack of Brooklyn awarded defendant United Equities Inc. only about half of the $25,000 it sought in attorney fees and declined to add sanctions, calling the $13,287.50 in costs a “sufficient penalty.”

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