Legal Malpractice Claims and Common Defenses

While some mistakes may typically be at issue in a legal malpractice claim, there is generally no such things as a typical legal malpractice claim. Legal malpractice claims are usually very fact intensive and as such, even when the facts appear straightforward, more often than not there are unique circumstances which dictate whether a lawyer will actually be found liable. What’s more, since legal malpractice claims may appear to be…

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Potential Risks to Be Aware of When Valuing Claims

When hiring attorneys, clients may not only expect them to have knowledge of any relevant legal procedures but to also provide counsel regarding the risks and possible outcomes of a matter. In the case of litigators, it may mean that the client expects an evaluation of their potential liability or recovery in connection with a lawsuit. In most litigations, settlement is usually at least considered at some point or another,…

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Quick Tips on Fighting Legal Malpractice Claims

Each legal malpractice action is unique. They are very fact-intensive, and they depend on the underlying representation’s circumstances. Legal malpractice defense is also a continuously evolving area of law, changing with every appellate decision. When a lawyer is accused of legal malpractice, they can speak with their firm’s in-house counsel for advice. When a lawsuit alleging legal malpractice is actually filed, the stakes can seem very high. Many lawyers mistakenly…

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