Judge's Ex-Co-Counsel Say She Cut Them Out Of $14.5M Deal

Law360, Miami (October 2, 2013, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A Florida judge under investigation by the state's Judicial Qualifications Commission over her involvement as an attorney in a $14.5 million settlement with an insurer is also fighting a lawsuit by her former co-counsel who claim they were cut out of the secret deal.

In an amended complaint filed Monday, plaintiffs Stewart Tilghman Fox & Bianchi PA, William C. Hearon PA and Todd S. Stewart PA said that Judge Laura Marie Watson and other attorneys who worked with her made a secret settlement in 2004 for...
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