Girardi & Keese Gets Malpractice Suit Snuffed Midtrial

Law360, Los Angeles (January 23, 2013, 6:30 PM EST) -- A California judge threw out a legal malpractice suit against Girardi & Keese in midtrial Wednesday, finding that a former client of the firm had failed to show a jury he could have collected a judgment in his underlying personal injury case.

With the malpractice case on the verge of going to the jury, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Frederick C. Shaller brought the trial to an abrupt end by granting Girardi & Keese's motion for nonsuit. The firm argued that plaintiff Richard Salerno's only evidence...
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