Attorney Who Killed Himself Was Hiding Malpractice, Suit Charges

, New Jersey Law Journal


John Fahy, a former state and federal prosecutor who inexplicably committed suicide, botched a client's employment case and concealed the error right up until his death, according to a suit filed Monday in New Jersey state court.

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  • Vincent J. Sanzone, Jr., Esq. (NJ Criminal Defense Attorney)

    It is easy to accuse a deceased attorney who can no longer defend himself. It seems like a worthless tort case that John Fahy decided not to pursue for good reason. I would ask this plaintiff to produce her emails, letters, and other correspondences to prove that Fahy was actually pursuing this matter and lied to her. Alleged phone calls from him to her does not cut it. Does she even have a retainer agreement?

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