Blasingame Burch Freed From Ex-Client's Pelvic Mesh Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 9:09 PM EST) -- A West Virginia federal judge on Monday tossed a suit against Blasingame Burch Garrard & Ashley PC by a pelvic mesh class member who said she was pushed into a settlement and the money became property of her bankruptcy estate, saying a different court already settled the question of whose property it was.

U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin granted the law firm's dismissal bid in the suit brought by Danna Morrison, who said the firm committed legal malpractice by pushing her to settle for $300,000. She also alleged the firm misrepresented what the settlement's effects on her bankruptcy would be.

The parties disagreed...

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