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Firms can shield malpractice talk

Court of Appeals panel says lawyers can keep internal discussions from client if they follow certain rules

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Judge Stephen Dillard, left, wrote the Georgia Court of Appeals ruling that said a law firm can have attorney-client privilege with its GC even if the client is threatening a malpractice suit. Susan Cox, right, represented the firm, Hunter Maclean, in the decision.

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