Debt Collector Wants Firm DQ'd In Injury Settlement Suit

By Cara Salvatore (November 20, 2018, 8:31 PM EST) -- Debt collector The Rawlings Co. wants its opponent's legal team booted from a case in Illinois federal court in which Rawlings is accused of reneging on a legal agreement over its share of an injury recovery, saying Monday that the lawyer bringing the case is central to the underlying story of the collapsed agreement.

Rawlings wants to disqualify the law firm DeFranco & Bradley PC and lawyer James DeFranco from working on the case for their clients Shirley and Greg Stidham, saying DeFranco cannot serve as both a lawyer and a key witness in the suit against Rawlings.

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