Article Highlights "Friction" Between Lawyers, Referral Services

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Legal Newsline documents the “friction” between lawyers and referral services that sometimes leads to ugly court fights.

One issue the article discusses includes false advertising lawsuits from one plaintiffs’ lawyer against a referral service over whether or not the service has met the legal disclosure requirements. Eric Troutman, a class action defense attorney with Squire Patton Boggs, says disputes over referrals are relatively common, since “a solid referral can net hundreds of thousands or even millions in attorneys’ fees in a settled class action.”

May 09, 2019