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Cook County judge sends lesson to Chicago law firm regarding missing Malaysia Airlines jet

A recently filed pre-lawsuit discovery petition on the still-missing Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was quickly rejected by an Illinois judge

Judge Kathy Flanagan – who used to be a teacher in the Chicago public schools – wanted to send a lesson to some local lawyers about their two pre-lawsuit discovery petitions filed in her court over a still-missing Malaysia Airlines plane. 

The well-known Cook County Circuit Court judge tossed out the petitions and warned Chicago’s Ribbeck Law Chartered if similar actions continue she would impose “sanctions” against them.

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