Retired Miami cruise ship injury lawyer Jerrold Wingate and former associate Peter Sotolongo have been ordered to return almost $450,000 in fees collected under a secret deal after Wingate withdrew from dozens of personal injury cases amid bribery allegations.
Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Herbert Stettin, who supervised Wingate’s complex withdrawal, became aware of the agreement in January and held a contempt hearing.
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