Former Clients Accuse Andrews Kurth Of Legal Malpractice

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 4:35 PM EDT) -- A group of Andrews Kurth LLP clients accused their former attorneys last week in Texas of costing them millions of dollars by negligently drafting contracts later voided by a jury when representing them in their attempted acquisition of a home health services company.

The suit, launched by James Rogers, William Burmeister, Conservative Care Inc. and Care Affiliates Inc., alleges that Andrews Kurth breached its fiduciary duty and engaged in legal malpractice when the firm's attorneys drew up unconscionable contracts for its clients and made false statements to a court, leading to a multimillion-dollar jury verdict and $25,000 in sanctions against the...

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