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Civil Practice – Appeals – Tort/Negligence – Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Punitive Damages (access required)

Mazloom v. Mazloom The issue of the sufficiency of the evidence to support a breach of fiduciary duty is not preserved for review because it was not raised in the petition for rehearing to the Court of Appeals. As to the remaining issue, we find no error by the Court of Appeals in affirming the award of punitive damages.

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Attorneys – Legal Malpractice – Tort/Negligence – Breach of Fiduciary Duty – Ponzi Scheme – Receiver – In Pari Delicto (access required)

Hays v. Pearlman. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-039-10, 15 pp.) (David C. Norton, Ch.J.) D.S.C. Holding: Even though the defendant-attorney is alleged to have been partly to blame for a Ponzi scheme perpetrated by his client, since the attorney derived no ...

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