Slander Suit Says Paul Hastings Lawyer's Spittle Spurred Slap

, The Am Law Daily


A New York lawyer is suing the Am Law firm for slander and assault after a contentious deposition that ended with a Paul Hastings partner being slapped in the face.

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  • Lulaine

    Assault is something that people sue over everyday. While this may not be the best or most extreme example of what assault can be or is considered. That is why the law is broad to fit all kinds of descriptions and if it fits the description then its possible to go to court. If someone feels like they are assaulted, it is their right to pursue legal action and justice.

  • curious

    would the cross complaint be an anti-slap case?

  • Mike

    I do so enjoy it when the "really important lawyers" melt-down like two-year-olds who missed their naps. Gentlemen, instead of flexing your "superior legal skills" with silly claims against one-another get down to the business of representing your clients, while you still have them.

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