Texas Bar Sues Injury Atty For Plundering Settlements

Law360, Houston (March 14, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The Texas State Bar slapped a Houston attorney with a disciplinary suit Thursday, alleging he stole from personal injury settlement funds that were designated for paying off medical expenses and loans, leaving his clients on the hook for the bills.

The Commission for Lawyer Discipline says Randolph Michael Nacol II pilfered more than $200,000 in settlement payments that he promised four clients he would use to pay off their medical bills and a litigation lender. In a fifth case, Nacol allegedly agreed to represent a client...
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