A legal malpractice lawsuit against New York firm Kasowitz Benson Torres will remain in limbo until the case in which its accused of wrongdoing is resolved, the Fourth District Court of Appeal has ruled.

Plaintiff Steven Mariano, who does business in South Florida, sued his former lawyers in Broward Circuit Court in 2017. He alleged the Kasowitz firm negligently drafted affirmative defenses that were stricken as legally insufficient in two cases in the Southern District of New York.

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