Edward D. Fagan, a lawyer well known for his role in Holocaust recovery cases, faces a $3.2 million legal malpractice judgment for suing the wrong party in a personal injury case and failing to oppose its dismissal. A former client claimed that Fagan's involvement in the Holocaust cases led him to neglect his case. Fagan's alleged inattention to his personal injury clients during the Holocaust litigation was the subject of a media investigation in 2000.
Personal Injury Client Wins Malpractice Award Against Holocaust Victims' Lawyer
New York Law Journal
August 12, 2004