CORRECTED: 6th Circ. Affirms $4M Verdict V. Lawyer, Claims Rep

Law360, New York (March 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a $4.2 million verdict against a lawyer and a former State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. claims representative who were accused of colluding to bilk the insurance company of millions of dollars by making “excessive payments” to the lawyer and his clients.

Finding none of Silverman's myriad arguments persuasive enough to overturn the damages award, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Thursday handed down a ruling affirming the $4.2 million verdict against attorney and psychiatrist Mark...
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