Girardi & Keese Faked Perjury Worries, Ex-Client's Atty Says

Law360, Los Angeles (January 11, 2013, 10:02 PM EST) -- Girardi & Keese abandoned a client on the eve of his personal injury trial because he refused to settle the case for only $20,000 and then fabricated the "excuse" that he was going to commit perjury, the ex-client’s attorney told a Los Angeles jury considering his legal malpractice claim Friday.

Terence Mix said if the perjury allegation was true, Girardi & Keese could have asked to withdraw from representing Richard Salerno several months before it sent him a “kiss-off” letter in July 2009. His traffic collision...
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