Indicted Atty Used Bribes, Threats To Sign Clients, Suit Says

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A pair of Mexican nationals on Thursday launched a suit in Texas federal court claiming an attorney at the center of a criminal corruption probe offered bribes and threatened them with violence in a bid to sign them as clients in a wrongful death case.

Ernestina Cazares Santillan and Amada Martinez Morales claim that after a family member was allegedly killed by a U.S. Border Patrol officer, Austin, Texas-based personal injury attorney Marc G. Rosenthal sent two men to Mexico to coerce the women into signing...
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Case Information

Case Title

Cazares Santillan et al v. Rosenthal et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

890(Other Statutory Actions)

Date Filed

August 1, 2012

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