Girardi & Keese Can't Shrug Ex-Client's Abandonment Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (September 7, 2012, 8:27 PM EDT) -- Girardi & Keese is still on the hook for allegedly abandoning a client shortly before his personal injury trial after a California state jury on Friday determined the former client doesn't bear sole responsibility for the 2006 vehicle collision that gave rise to his multimillion-dollar malpractice suit.

The Los Angeles panel found Richard Salerno 60 percent responsible for a motorcycle accident in Woodland Hills, Calif., that left him with a cracked skull, brain damage and other severe injuries. Girardi & Keese argued Salerno was entirely at...
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