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Ohio Justices Affirm Atty’s Suspension For Bad Billing


Law360, Los Angeles (December 19, 2017, 8:35 PM EST) -- The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday imposed a two-year suspension on a former Weston Hurd LLP attorney for unethical and fraudulent billing practices for three nursing homes he was representing ...


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By YPeter Kang Law360, Los Angeles (December 19, 2017, 8:35 PM EST) -- The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday imposed a two-year suspension on a former Weston Hurd LLP attorney for unethical and fraudulent billing practices for three nursing homes he was representing, saying the suspension and a restitution order of more than $20,000 was appropriate given the circumstances.In a 4-3 ruling, the state’s highest court largely upheld the Ohio Board of Professional Conduct’s suspension of Scott Clifford Smith for billing clients for work performed by another attorney, overbilling, billing for work not performed and billing multiple clients... To view the full article, register now. Try Law360 FREE for seven days Already a subscriber? Click here to login Add to Briefcase Printable Version Rights/Reprints Editorial Contacts Documents Opinion Related Sections Appellate Legal Ethics Medical Malpractice Law Firms Montgomery Rennie Weston Hurd Government Agencies Ohio Supreme Court Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law. Listen To Our Latest Most Popular 1 Trump Taps 10 For Bench In Latest Round Of Nominations 2 My Strangest Day In Court 3 More BigLaw Firms Seeing Data Breaches 4 Legal Industry 2017 Year In Review 5 How Clients Are Sharing Info On Law Firm Performance

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