Greenville, NC asked in Civil Litigation, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Legal Malpractice for North Carolina

Q: If an opposing law firm (plaintiff) breaks 2 state laws in various civil cases, can I sue for damages?

I had a law firm break 2 state laws (letter of the laws, blatant) in process of various court proceedings against me. They also requested for NC State to break 1 of it's own laws to get the outcome they seek (NC state hasn't broken these laws, yet. If they did, it would be a 14th amendment violation). Can I sue the opposing law firm or do they simply have absolute immunity simply because they are the opposing law firm?

1 Lawyer Answer
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
  • Legal Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: The method to address opposing counsel’s actions is within the case, not a separate lawsuit.

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