Girardi & Keese Can't Shake Lockheed Workers' Malpractice Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 18, 2012, 8:13 PM EDT) -- A California state judge on Monday refused to dismiss a class action alleging Girardi & Keese charged excessive fees and costs in settlements totaling $131 million on behalf of Lockheed Martin employees who were exposed to toxic chemicals.

Judge William Highberger refused to nix Luis Gutierrez's 2008 lawsuit, rejecting Girardi & Keese's argument that the lawsuit was time-barred under the statute of limitations. Although Gutierrez filed the lawsuit seven years after his relationship with the firm ended, he adequately pled that Girardi & Keese concealed where...
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