The lawyer should never have taken the case.
from the court’s conclusion:
“In light ofthe above, the Court finds that this case was “a shot in the dark” and unfortunately for Counsel, he not only missed his mark, his gun was not even loaded.32 The Court finds that monetary sanctions are warranted against Counsel and his law firm....”
the footnote: “32 The Court finds absolutely no merit in Counsel’s contention that sanctions are warranted against Defendants and therefore his reciprocal request for sanctions is denied. See Sur-Reply Brief to Motion for Sanctions (Doc. No. 66 at 9).”
Plaintiff can just file bankruptcy and be done. When a lawyer is sanctioned like this it generally has to be reported to the bar for investigation and FURTHER sanctions.
What we really need is to start closing down the diploma mill law schools. Which are diploma mills? ALL of them. If we just close 1/2 of law schools and purge the leftist professors it will be a good reform.