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My Dad Called It “Champerty & Barratry”

But I don’t think he was right about the technical definition. Most trial lawyers work on contingency fees and front costs. It is a noble endeavor that serves our clients who cannot afford the significant court battles to address serious injuries. What he meant was improper solicitation of clients. This sort of thing made him sick. And he wouldn’t have accepted blaming someone else for putting his name on it.

In separate motions filed Thursday, Maryland-based Principal Law Group LLC and Levin, Papantonio, Rafferty, Proctor, Buchanan, O’Brien, Barr & Mougey PA, a Florida firm, said the suit alleging illegal solicitation under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act should be dismissed for lack of jurisdiction, among other reasons.

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