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Hawaii Court Refuses to Order Former Employees of Asbestos Plaintiff Firm to Return Records
August 8, 2017
HONOLULU –– A Hawaii state court has denied an asbestos plaintiff firm’s request for an order requiring the return of records taken by former employees who started their own firm, instead ordering the parties to jointly inform the clients of the split so the clients can choose who will represent them.
The Hawaii First Circuit Court issued its decision after a hearing on Aug. 4, sources told HarrisMartin. While the court denied the Galiher Law Corp.’s motion for a temporary restraining order, it did order the former employees –– now members of DeRobertis & Waxman LLP –– to return records ...