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The litigators: a novel

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The partners at Finley & Figg-all two of them-often refer to themselves as a boutique law firm. Boutique, as in chic, selective, and prosperous. They are, of course, none of these things. What they are is a two-bit operation always in search of their big break, ambulance chasers who've been in the trenches much too long making way too little.Their specialties, so to speak, are quickie divorces and DUIs, with the occasional jackpot of an actual car wreck thrown in. After twenty plus years together, Oscar Finley and Wally Figg bicker like an old married couple but somehow continue to scratch out a half-decent living from their seedy bungalow offices in southwest Chicago. And then change comes their way. More accurately, it stumbles in. David Zinc, a young but already burned-out attorney, walks away from his fast-track career at a fancy downtown firm, goes on a serious bender, and finds himself literally at the doorstep of our boutique firm. Once David sobers up and comes to grips with the fact that he's suddenly unemployed, any job-even one with Finley & Figg-looks okay to him. With their new associate on board, F&F is ready to tackle a really big case, a case that could make the partners rich without requiring them to actually practice much law. An extremely popular drug, Krayoxx, the number one cholesterol reducer for the dangerously overweight, produced by Varrick Labs, a giant pharmaceutical company with annual sales of $25 billion, has recently come under fire after several patients taking it have suffered heart attacks. Wally smells money. A little online research confirms Wally's suspicions-a huge plaintiffs' firm in Florida is putting together a class action suit against Varrick. All Finley & Figg has to do is find a handful of people who have had heart attacks while taking Krayoxx, convince them to become clients, join the class action, and ride along to fame and fortune. With any luck, they won't even have to enter a courtroom! It almost seems too good to be true. And it is. The Litigators is a tremendously entertaining romp, filled with the kind of courtroom strategies, theatrics, and suspense that have made John Grisham America's favorite storyteller. From the Hardcover edition.
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Grouping Titlelitigators
Grouping Authorjohn grisham
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Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-25 04:16:53AM
Last Indexed2020-09-25 04:42:46AM
Novelist Primary ISBN9780307943194

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subject_facetAnticholesteremic agents -- Fiction
Anticholesteremic agents -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Audiobooks (CD)
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction
Chicago (Ill.) -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- Fiction
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Downloadable audio books
Drugs -- Law and legislation -- Fiction
Electronic books
Large type books
Law firms -- Fiction
Legal -- FICTION
Legal -- Thrillers
Legal stories
Legal stories. -- Audiobooks (CD)
Mystery fiction
Products liability -- Drugs -- Fiction
Products liability -- Drugs -- Fiction -- Audiobooks (CD)
Suspense -- Thrillers
Suspense fiction
title_displayThe litigators
title_fullThe Litigators
The Litigators [eBook] Grisham, John
The litigators / John Grisham
The litigators [electronic resource] / John Grisham
The litigators [large print] / John Grisham
The litigators [sound recording] : a novel / John Grisham
title_shortThe litigators
title_suba novel
topic_facetAnticholesteremic agents
Audiobooks (CD)
Class actions (Civil procedure)
Law and legislation
Law firms
Products liability