Nick Cain has been a lawyer for the mob, but now he wants to get out. Mob boss George Vincent, realizing how much Cain knows about the inner workings of the mob, puts out a contract on Cain's life. Cain survives the attempt, but his fiancée doesn't.
Gang boss George Vincent has put out a contract on the life of former mob attorney Nick Cain. When Cain's fiancée is killed in the attempted hit, Cain sets out to prove that Vincent was responsible for the murder and bring him to justice.
When an employee is killed in an accident at the distillery of Ed Hoagley, a notorious bootlegger, he tries to make it look like a hit-and-run to divert attention away from his business. However, Cain finds out that the victim worked for Hoagley, and his suspicions cause him to check further into the "accident".