A Mercer County, N.J., jury on March 22 found veteran litigator Gerald Stockman liable for legal malpractice for failing to convey a $400,000 offer to clients in a personal injury case, which ended in a verdict substantially lower.

Stockman, a former state senator, testified that he told clients Karen Oliver and her husband Gary about the offer and they rejected it, just before a jury returned with a disappointing verdict worth $75,000.

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