Girardi & Keese Blasts Ex-Client's Malpractice Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (August 30, 2012, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Girardi & Keese told a California jury Thursday that a former client who claims the firm abandoned him shortly before his personal injury trial was the sole cause of the 2006 vehicle collision that gave rise to his multimillion-dollar malpractice suit.

If the jury determines Richard Salerno was the sole cause of the collision, the Los Angeles firm would escape liability over allegations that its lawyers didn't adequately prepare his case for trial. Girardi & Keese claims Salerno became enraged after getting into a dispute with...
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