Whistleblower Firm Sued Over Fees In GlaxoSmithKline Suit

Law360 (October 16, 2020, 6:14 PM EDT) -- Whistleblower boutique firm Getnick & Getnick LLP reneged on a fee-sharing agreement in a suit by insurers against pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline PLC, a now-defunct firm claimed in a suit filed in New York state court.

In a complaint filed Thursday, defunct insurance boutique Kornstein Veisz Wexler & Pollard LLP said that in exchange for a cut of any future winnings, it helped Getnick & Getnick recruit clients for a suit on behalf of health insurance companies, which reportedly settled for hundreds of millions of dollars.

However, after the deal was reached, Getnick & Getnick for the first time claimed that the...

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