Flanagan takes the case of dentist Joseph Palmer, whose practice was destroyed by false rumors that he has AIDS, suing a rival dentist Frederick Schultz, who allegedly spread the rumors. Flanagan loses the case, but successfully pulls yet another fast one when he privately blackmails Schultz for a $750,000 settlement by threatening to spread false rumors about him... and keeps most of the settlement money for himself. Becker continues his steamy affair with Belinda, but a rumor about her participation in a past sting operation troubles him, as well as her increasing jealousy and unpredictability. Meanwhile, McKenzie takes the case of Ernie Frye who is being sued by Margo Stanton, the owner of an Afghan show dog, who claims her dog was impregnated by Frye's mutt and the eccentric Judge Zimring, the judge in charge of the case, enjoys the events and even brings his two Boston Terriers to watch the proceedings. Also, Becker complains to McKenzie and Brackman about Flanagan's devious and ... Written by
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As far as I'm concerned, Patrick Flanagan is a felon. He gave me assurances that this little girl would not testify. That is obstruction of justice.
Do you have any proof of that?
Of course, I don't have proof.
Douglas Brackman, Jr.
Patrick says that he tried notify you with the settlement offer. You were unavailable.
He also maintains that no such assurances were made.
He's lying. Less to be under any further illusions, this is someone who lies. He stood my office, he told me what he wanted to do. I ...