Ex-Girardi Keese Client Seeks Retrial Of Malpractice Case

Law360, Los Angeles (February 27, 2013, 9:48 PM EST) -- A former Girardi Keese client on Wednesday asked the California judge who dismissed his malpractice suit against the firm midtrial to order a retrial, saying he did not have to show he could have collected any damages he might have won in his underlying personal injury case.

Richard Salerno contends Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Frederick C. Shaller erred when he granted Girardi Keese's motion for nonsuit last month. The jury was discharged before it began deliberating whether the firm committed malpractice by refusing to take...
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