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Posted: November 17, 2019

Plaintiff Cannot Save Time-Barred Legal Malpractice Claims by Re-Characterizing Them as Fraud Claims

On November 4, 2019, Justice Scarpulla of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Wimbledon Financing Master Fund, Ltd. v. Hallac, 2019 NY Slip Op. 33281(U), holding that plaintiffs could not save time-barred legal malpractice claims by recharacterizing them as fraud claims, explaining: Katten argues that Wimbledon’s causes of action are actually... Read more »