Ex-Shor Levin Partner Sues To Recoup Referral Fees

Law360, Philadelphia (February 12, 2013, 2:36 PM EST) -- A former shareholder with Shor & Levin PC filed suit against his onetime partners in Pennsylvania state court Monday alleging they failed to pay his share of approximately $1 million in referral fees for a recently settled personal injury case against Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Joseph DeRita, an attorney who worked with the Philadelphia-area firm when it operated under the name Shor Levin & DeRita PC, said that his former partners’ refusal to pay him more than $300,000 for referring the case — Peterman v. Walmart —...
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