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Mealey's Toxic Tort/Environmental - Conduct, Fees, $1.5M Award At Issue In Asbestos Case Referral Spat

BALTIMORE - Two asbestos law firms continue their bitter battle over referral fees in the wake of a jury's $1.5 million award, with one alleging a case-long strategy of bad-faith conduct and the other suggesting that a "zeal" for damages drove the case. The plaintiff filed a sealed motion for attorney fees on Feb. 6, according to the court docket (Keyes Law Firm v. Napoli Bern, et al., No. 17-2972, D. Md.).
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