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Sacked solo attorney still gets fee in p.i. case (access required)

Even though a badly injured plaintiff dismissed a solo practitioner and hired a larger personal injury firm that negotiated a hefty settlement, the first lawyer was entitled to a $75,000 fee, a Norfolk Circuit judge has ruled. The first lawyer netted a fee equivalent to $688 an hour. But the lawyer's recovery, based on a quantum ...