Atty Ducks Claim He Let A Drugged Client Agree To Settlement

Law360 (July 28, 2020, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court on Tuesday upheld the tossing of a legal malpractice suit brought by a woman who sued her lawyer after her former business partner allegedly spiked her drink during a mediation session, finding she failed to support her claim that her counsel acted negligently.

Wendy Meigs failed to introduce expert testimony that would back up her claims that attorney Todd Zucker and his firm at the time, Bohreer & Zucker LLP, acted negligently by purportedly leaving her alone with her former business partner, allowing her to continue participating in the mediation session despite her "obvious incapacity," and then...

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