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3rd Circ. Won't Revive Claims Against Personal Injury Firms

Law360, New York (September 22, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Monday affirmed the dismissal of a woman's suit accusing personal injury firms Layser & Freiwald PC and Spencer & Associates of botching her previous medical malpractice case, calling the claims an expression of dissatisfaction with the settlement she agreed to and received.

The panel rejected allegations raised by the firms' former client, Rasheena Phinisee, that attorneys Gilbert Spencer of Spencer & Associates and Derek Layser of Layser & Freiwald induced her to settle the medical malpractice lawsuit for significantly less than the value of the claim.

The record shows Phinisee was fully aware of what she was...

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Case Title

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Case Number

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4362 Medical Malpractice

Date Filed

December 12, 2014

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