Legal malpractice suit accuses Mark Lanier of ‘being too busy accumulating accolades’ to handle BP oil spill claim

HOUSTON – Instead of handling his client’s BP oil spill claim, attorney Mark Lanier had “more important” things to do, according to a recently filed lawsuit.

Seeking in excess of $1 million in damages, Sheri Allen Dorgan filed suit against Lanier and Charles Herd, a former Lanier Law Firm attorney, on May 7 in Harris County District Court.

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