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Claiming that he was injured when a metal serving cart struck his knee during a flight from El Salvador to New York in 2019, Robert Mata recently sued Avianca Airlines. Avianca filed a motion to dismiss in New York federal court arguing the lawsuit was too late; the statute of limitations had expired. Vehemently objecting, Mata’s lawyers filed a 10-page reply brief citing more than half a dozen apparently-relevant court decisions. Among them was Varghese v. China Southern Airlines which purported to offer a learned discussion of federal law and “the tolling effect of the automatic stay on a statute of limitations.” What if none of Mata’s reply brief was true?Continue Reading Legal Research Gone Wrong: A Cautionary Tale About Relying on ChatGPT