September 01, 2018 Scruples

A Mandatory Disclosure of Client Confidences to Prevent Client Wrongdoing?

What should you do if you discover a client is committing fraud or another crime?

By Michael Downey

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“Ethox, I need your help on a serious issue,” Paradox interrupted. “We are representing a client in a personal injury case. We recently learned that the client has approached a litigation funding company, seeking a non-recourse loan to be paid from the client’s recovery. We also discovered that the client may be using forged or altered pleadings to increase the value of the client’s claims to receive a larger loan.

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