Can absents of a nondisclosure agreement let an elder-law of MI firm off the hook, for there employee's abuse of their clients?

Asked 10 months ago - Canton, MI

Elder law of Mi had an intake specialist who had first contact with their client's/victim's. This woman than used that privileged info to seek out & prey on the elderly. In discovery this law firm claimed they didn't have a non disclosure agreement. In the woman's deposition, she stated otherwise, Can this one document letthefirm off the hook?

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This case is to close on the 18th of Nov. How long do we have to appeal this case?

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  1. David L. Carrier


    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . No. Not even close.

    This is not legal advice. I am not your lawyer. You are not my client. You cannot rely on my response to your... more
  2. David B. Carter Jr.


    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Hell no. You should report this conduct to the State Bar of Michigan Grievance Committee.

  3. Carol A. Morris

    Contributor Level 11

    Answered . I don't think it is that simple. I believe- it depends on whether the law firm knew or should have known what the woman in question was doing. Did she have a criminal history? Did they do a background check? I think there are many variables that need answers that Elder Law attorneys may not know. You should re-post this question in the area of legal malpractice.

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