Girardi & Keese Can't Shake Client Abandonment Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (March 26, 2012, 4:27 PM EDT) -- A California state judge refused on Monday to nix a multimillion-dollar malpractice suit accusing Girardi & Keese of abandoning a client who suffered severe physical trauma after being run over by a car, less than two months before his personal injury trial was set to begin.

The ruling by Judge Frederick C. Shaller paves the way for a second trial over Richard Salerno's claim that the prominent Los Angeles firm didn't prepare his personal injury case for trial. A jury awarded Salerno a net verdict of...
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