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Ohio Court Says Conflict Warrants Atty DQ In Med Mal Row

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2017, 10:01 PM EDT) -- An Ohio attorney can't represent the estate of a woman suing doctors over prescriptions that purportedly caused a fatal drug interaction, a state appellate court ruled Thursday, finding that a conflict of interest exists because the attorney had previously represented the patient and is also believed to have employed her.

A three-judge Eighth Appellate District panel affirmed a trial judge's decision to disqualify Natalie Grubb and her firm, Grubb & Associates LPA, as plaintiff's counsel in a suit brought by Carol Lytle, the mother of Tracy Lytle,...
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