As time goes by, September 11 memories fade, even for those who were looking out their office windows at the first and second planes, as they screamed past. Here is a story, in subscription form, from Lexis about a legal malpractice action unsuccessfully brought by a person who was convicted of fraud in an insurance claim made for the World Trade destruction. Here is a partial reprint.
“NEW YORK – The lawyer who represented a man who pleaded guilty to charges arising out of a false claim that his wife was killed in the Sept. 11 World Trade Center attacks did not commit legal malpractice, a federal judge held April 14, granting summary judgment to the attorney (Eliot S. Sash v. Edward Dudley, 05 Civ. 7498 [SAS], S.D. N.Y.; 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 20146). Full story on lexis.com”