Last May, when a legal malpractice suit against Dallas securities attorney Phillip W. Offill Jr. and his former firm settled, the parties involved seemed happy, but that satisfaction was short-lived. Now a Dallas firm that represented plaintiff Consolidated Sports Media Group in that legal malpractice case has filed its own suit against CSMG, its co-counsel and others, alleging it was cut out of the deal.

But the new suit brought by Nowak & Stauch raises a separate issue: whether it discloses too much information surrounding the confidential settlement CSMG and other plaintiffs reached in the legal malpractice case.

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