The bottle or the law?
Bedeviled by his love of liquor, attorney Frank Galvin has fallen hard at the start of this story — driven from the cushy law firm he called home, and hounded by rumors of jury tampering in his past.
Handed a medical malpractice suit he’s expected to quickly settle, something stirs in his gut, however.
Instead of taking the easy way out, and diving back into the abyss, Galvin shocks everyone by picking a fight with opponents who have the best defense money can buy.
Stark and uncompromising, The Verdict is Paul Newman at his best.