Doctor's woes. (Whispers).
A Little Rock law firm said Dr. Thomas Jefferson still owes $23,800 in fees for bailing him out of hot water with the Pulaski County Pulaski County is the name of several counties in the United States:
Eubanks Welch Baker and Schulze LLP LLP - Lower Layer Protocol of Little Rock said it represented Jefferson, 56, in a case in which he faced felony felony (fĕl`ənē), any grave crime, in contrast to a misdemeanor, that is so declared in statute or was so considered in common law. charges involving allegations of insurance fraud, according to according to
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3. the firm's lawsuit filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court.
The state also was seeking to collect $64,000 in restitution In the context of Criminal Law, state programs under which an offender is required, as a condition of his or her sentence, to repay money or donate services to the victim or society; with respect to maritime law, the restoration of articles lost by jettison, done when the from Jefferson.
Well, lawyers worked a deal to get two of the felony charges dropped and two charges reduced to misdemeanors.
Jefferson took the deal and was sentenced to probation for a year. Jefferson's restitution amount also was sliced to $41,440.
The firm also helped Jefferson keep his drug license, an important tool in his trade.
In exchange for the firm's services, Jefferson agreed to pay $25,000. Jefferson has come up with $1,200, but that's it, the lawsuit said.
Jefferson hasn't made a payment since February, and the firm filed the lawsuit to collect the rest of the money.
Jefferson couldn't be reached for comment.