A lawyer who told a client he had won a $1.1 million medical malpractice settlement — when, in fact, no suit had been filed — paid a heavy price for the deception on July 19: loss of license.
The New Jersey Supreme Court ordered the immediate disbarment of Philip Morell, despite the Disciplinary Review Board’s suggestion of a two-year suspension.
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