Deported Doctor Says Margolis Firm Can't Dodge Suit

By Jack Newsham (October 6, 2016, 5:45 PM EDT) -- A foreign doctor and U.S. permanent resident who ended up being deported after Margolis Law PC, its principal and another firm allegedly bungled his criminal case asked a Michigan federal judge on Wednesday to keep his legal malpractice suit alive, saying his case against Margolis is based on bad advice, not a failure to predict the future.

Wessam Bou-Assaly, a green card holder who pled no-contest to an attempted sexual misconduct charge, and his wife Nancy Hage say Laurence H. Margolis, George P. Mann and their firms are to blame for his being deported from the U.S. upon returning from a...

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