He's a young lawyer who does yard work in exchange for rent, then one little case begins to explode.... It's summer in Memphis. The sweat is sticking to Rudy Baylor's shirt and creditors are nipping at his heels. Once he had aspirations of breezing through law school and punching his ticket to the good life. Now he doesn't have a job or a prayer...except for one: an insurance dispute that leaves a family devastated and opens the door for a lawsuit, if Rudy can find a way to file it. By the time Rudy gets to court, a heavyweight corporate defense team is there to meet him. And suddenly he's in over his head, plunged into a nightmare of lies and legal maneuverings. A case that started small is exploding into a thunderous million-dollar war of nerves, skill, and outright violence-a fight that could cost one young lawyer his life, or turn him into the biggest rainmaker in the land....
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Bruiser went to college, Prince got himself a beer truck. One thing led to another.
The law offices are in a short, red-bricked strip shopping center with a cleaner's at
one end and a video rental at the other. Bruiser invests wisely, Prince explains, ...
Nice for Bruiser, but I won't share in the rewards. This case will not count as fee
origination for me. “The cops want to take your statement about the fire,” he
tosses out while reaching for a file. “Talked to them last night. They'll do it here, in
Bruiser was used only at the last minute, to threaten litigation and such. Deck did
eighty percent of the work. I did fifteen percent at most. We quietly give Bruiser
credit for the rest. But under Bruiser's firm's scheme of compensation, neither
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sparkleandchico - LibraryThing
One of my favourite Grisham books. Great drama in the courtroom as Rudy Baylor, novice lawyer sues established, wealthy insurance company Great Benefit. Their crime? Repeatedly denying the claim of a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing
I really liked this book overall, it had a great beginning, great intermediate and excellent courtroom action however I found the ending to be a bit of a let down. I understand where the author was ... Read full review