Alleged mishandling of a personal injury claim has brought a three-year suspension for Richmond-area lawyer Sara Davis Harman, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
The paper reports Harman also is being sued for malpractice over her handling of the injury claim.
According to the paper, the suspension followed an agreement earlier this month byto surrender her license as a disciplinary panel was preparing to hear a complaint from the former client.
A VSB summary of facts in her case reportedly showsrepeatedly lied to the injured client about the status and apparently non-existant settlement terms of the woman’s suit even after the case had been non-suited, refiled and then dismissed without the client’s knowledge. The matter extended over several years beginning in December 2003, when the client was injured, the paper reports.
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