Texas Judge Told To Toss $2.1M Whistleblower Atty Fee Suit

Law360 (March 24, 2020, 9:22 PM EDT) -- Law firm Morgan Verkamp LLC has urged a Texas federal court to throw out a $2.1 million referral fee claim from personal injury firm Danziger & De Llano LLP, arguing that the type of “payment-for referral-only” fee the Danziger firm wants isn’t permitted in Texas. 

On Monday, Ohio-based Morgan Verkamp urged U.S. District Judge Alfred Bennett to dismiss the lawsuit Dallas-based Danziger & De Llano brought against it in January — minutes after the Third Circuit affirmed a ruling that Pennsylvania courts didn’t have authority to hear the dispute. Morgan Verkamp argued that Danziger & De Llano did no work on...

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