Author Cornwell Wins $50.9 Million Lawsuit against Financial Manager

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Tamar Frankel, School of Law

Best-selling mystery writer Patricia Cornwell won a $50.9 million judgment February 18 after a federal court jury in Boston unanimously found that her former accounting and business management firm, and a former principal in that firm, acted negligently and in breach of fiduciary duties in managing the finances of her and her partner, Dr. Staci Gruber…

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