Girardi Keese Malpractice Case Hangs By A Thread

Law360, Los Angeles (March 25, 2013, 3:39 PM EDT) -- A California judge who dismissed an ex-Girardi Keese client's malpractice lawsuit against the firm midtrial indicated Monday that he will not grant a retrial, stating the former client waited too long to present evidence of a $157,000 judgment against him in an 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 in January. The jury was discharged before it began deliberating whether the firm committed malpractice by refusing to take the...
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