Business & Practice

Dismiss BigLaw Malicious Prosecution Suit, Judge Recommends

May 21, 2018, 7:55 PM

A federal magistrate judge recommended the dismissal of a lawsuit that accuses Reed Smith LLP and Clark Hill PLC of using baseless lawsuits, discovery delays—and even thuggish private eyes—to help a client conceal its criminal activities.

The May 17 recommendation could bring an end to one of several high-stake lawsuits that LabMD Inc. is pursuing against cybersecurity firm Tiversa Inc. and some of the nation’s largest law firms.

LabMD claims that Tiversa hacked its computers to steal a file with cancer patient information, and then reported LabMD to federal regulators when it refused to pay for “remediation” services.

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