Friday, December 28, 2012

A fight to the legal death!

Another milestone as to why folks hate lawyers.

Personal-injury case gets personal for attorneys

Personal-injury lawyers should never fight with each other.

After all, they're so routinely reviled in our society, they need to stick together, kinda like tobacco lobbyists and basketball referees. We want to see Carabin and Shaw, not Carabin vs. Shaw. It's just the natural order of things.

Miguel Ortiz and Edgardo Baez used to be personal-injury comrades: two old Army buddies with shared Puerto Rican roots who worked together at Ortiz's firm. But they're currently battling over the residue of a 7-year-old case involving an off-duty Bexar County jail guard who tried to pull over a swerving car and wound up firing at the car's unarmed passengers.

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