February 14, 2019 / 1:29 AM / in 8 days

Lawyer in mesh case loses bid to arbitrate malpractice lawsuit

A federal appeals court has denied a Texas lawyer’s request to send a malpractice lawsuit against him into arbitration over claims that he misrepresented the final settlement payout in a hernia mesh case.

The 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously on Monday upheld a lower court’s decision to deny arbitration, clearing the way for the malpractice case to go forward in Rhode Island federal court.

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