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A state appeals court has tossed out a deceased solo practitioner’s widow’s suit for attorney fees based on a client referral her late husband made in a medical malpractice case, writing that he “was merely … a finder” of the case’s plaintiff who did not contribute “work, labor or service” in the case.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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