A Jones County, Mississippi jury returned a massive $103 million-dollar legal malpractice verdict against the law firm Baker and McKenzie. The law suit stemmed from allegations of a conflict of interest on the part of Baker and McKenzie lawyers with regard to various oil-drilling businesses and businessmen.

This legal negligence verdict will doubtless raise some eyebrows and demonstrates that even the nations most prominent law firms are not immune to successful suits for allegations of conflicts and double dealing. http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-1026-baker-mckenzie--20101026,0,5276111.story 

 
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