Perjury Fears Led To Dropped Case, Girardi Atty Testifies

Law360, Los Angeles (January 15, 2013, 10:39 PM EST) -- An attorney with Girardi & Keese told a Los Angeles jury Tuesday that he believed a former personal injury client now suing the firm for legal malpractice was going to lie on the witness stand but struggled to explain why the firm waited until the eve of trial to ask to withdraw from the case.

Vincent Carter said that by late June or early July 2009 — only about two months before Richard Salerno's traffic accident case was set for trial — he believed Salerno was...
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