Indictments stemming from Hollywood's latest celebrity scandal have struck fear into L.A.'s legal community. But it's the civil fallout from private eye Anthony Pellicano's wiretapping indictment that instills true horror. Several attorneys face litigation that could cripple their practices -- and possibly break up their firms. One problem: Wiretapping won't be covered by malpractice insurance. For some firms, says liability expert Timothy Halloran, "bankruptcy may be the only alternative."
Will Law Firms Be Able to Weather Wiretap-Related Suits?
March 28, 2006
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