For the most part, legal malpractice cases revolve around money damages. Plaintiff’s are usually satisfied with a financial settlement. This case is apparently different. Here, plaintiff goes for the throat.
“Stringing him to an Oak tree might be too good for him. He has done a severe injustice to the citizens of Lodi and should be held responsible. I’m hoping, if possible, through a lawsuit that we might prevent him from doing this to other communities.”
— Councilman Larry Hansen on the city’s decision to sue its former environmental attorney, Michael Donovan, for fraud and negligence.