The Law: Lawyers v. Lawyers

Other California lawyers grumble that Sacramento Attorney Edward P. Freidberg is "a wise guy just looking for trouble." What bugs them is not that Freidberg, at 40, is one of the busiest medical-malpractice lawyers on the West Coast, and earns an income that allows him a large house in Sacramento, an apartment in Los Angeles, a condominium in Hawaii and a pair of race horses. Freidberg upsets his colleagues because he is pioneering in what promises to be a busy new activity in the field of professional malpractice: big-money court suits against negligent...

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