The case against Las Vegas attorney Noel Gage is beginning to take shape in federal court. Gage is accused of conspiring with doctors and middlemen to take millions of dollars away from his own clients and insurance companies in personal injury cases. Chief Investigative Reporter George Knapp recaps what the government has presented so far.More>>
Federal prosecutors say some local doctors and lawyers conspired to rip off their clients and patients for tens of millions of dollars. On Tuesday, the first of what may be dozens of prosecutions began. George Knapp has more from the secret audiotape and what may be the smoking gun document.More>>
Jury selection has begun in what federal prosecutors hope will be the first of many prosecutions of local doctors and lawyers. It's the result of a massive investigation that stretched over five years and involves a secret tape.More>>
There were major developments in the conspiracy and fraud trial of personal injury attorney Noel Gage Monday morning.
A federal judge dismissed 13 of the 19 charges against Gage. The jury will still hear the main conspiracy charge and five of the mail and wire fraud charges. Most of the charges dismissed deal with counts related to the Carlos Pachas case. Pachas was left in a vegatative state after surgery.
The conspiracy charge alleges that Gage raked in millions of dollars by scheming with medical fixer Howard Awand and others to take large sums of money out of the settlements of severely injured clients and then funnel the money into the pockets of Gage, Awand, and others.
The jury is expected to begin deliberations Tuesday morning