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Meritless Lawsuit Leaves Lawyer Liable for $1.75M in Punitive Damages

Talk about a costly mistake: Mark Halpern, a Pennsylvania lawyer, has been found liable for $1.75 million in punitive damages for filing an allegedly meritless lawsuit in a dispute over a family trust. Halpern's client was hit with $300,000 in punitive damages. The dispute that led to the nearly......
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