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

In a split from other Virginia circuit courts, a Prince William County Circuit Court will allow a plaintiff to re-open a personal injury claim settled by a lawyer who apparently pocketed the recovery, but is now serving prison time for spending his clients’ “settlements.” Defendant introduced as an exhibit a copy of a check drawn ...