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Negligence – P.I. Settlement – Lawyer Fraud (access required)

Although a lawyer, Stephen Conrad, defrauded his p.i. client by absconding with the money paid by the carrier to settle the client’s auto-accident case, a Prince William Circuit Court says the lawyer had apparent authority to settle the case and the client’s motion to set aside the settlement is denied. The court finds defendants were reasonably ...