Circuit May Not Throw Flag on Malpractice Suit Against Manatt, McKool Smith

, The Recorder


Former NFL players won a $26 million class action settlement with the NFL Players Association a few years ago. Now they're looking to run up the score with a malpractice action against class counsel Manatt, Phelps & Phillips and McKool Smith. Seven class members are pursuing a malpractice action, saying Manatt and McKool should have won a larger verdict, which would have led to a higher settlement.

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