Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Sunday, February 13, 2011
$7.3 million verdict for emotional distress in legal malpractice case
The Associated Press is reporting today that a Maine judge has upheld a jury verdict that awarded $7.3 million in damages for emotional distress to a businessman who contended a law firm he hired worked against his interests. In a 37-page ruling, Superior Court Justice Thomas Humphrey denied the law firm's motion seeking a new trial.