Fact or Fiction: Attorneys Can Be Sanctioned for Insulting Opposing Counsel and Parties

This is a fact! One California lawyer faces sanctions in federal court for a shocking variety of vulgar insults sent via email to opposing counsel for Allstate Insurance Company: “Haha. F- – – you crooks. Eat a bowl of dicks….” “I understand the position you are in,” Hook replied. “I’m going to let the long dick of the law f- – – Allstate for all of...
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