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How Do I Find A Legal Malpractice Lawyer

How do I find a legal malpractice lawyer? It may well be the easiest way and the first method should be employed is to check with friends or relatives to see if they have ever used a lawyer for pursuing … Continue reading

In A Legal Malpractice Case Who Is Potentially Liable

In A Legal Malpractice Case Who Is Potentially Liable-A Broad Brush Approach In a legal malpractice case who is potentially liable is a question that must be answered in advance of suit being filed. The most obvious answer to the … Continue reading

In A Legal Malpractice Case Is Expert Testimony Required

In a legal malpractice case is expert testimony required? The short answer is “yes” in most instances. A legal malpractice case is like any professional liability case. There is a standard of care that applies. That standard of care must … Continue reading

In A Legal Malpractice Case What Damages Are Recoverable

In a legal malpractice case what damages are recoverable frequently govern whether the claim is worth pursuing. Many attorneys reviewing a legal malpractice case look at the case from the backside i.e. what might the case be worth assuming all … Continue reading

In A Legal Malpractice Case What Is The Case Within The Case Requirement?

In a legal malpractice case what is the case within the case requirement is a critical question to be asked. This requirement most often applies in litigation matters. Within a legal malpractice case involving litigation plaintiff has to in effect … Continue reading

In A Legal Malpractice Case What Does Causation Mean?

In a legal malpractice case what does causation mean is a question that is asked too infrequently. In so many legal malpractice cases causation is the key. In A Legal Malpractice Case What Does Causation Mean-Some Examples The me give … Continue reading

In A Legal Malpractice Case When Does The Attorney Client Relationship End?

In a legal malpractice case when does the attorney client relationship end can be a critical question. In some instances the ending of that relationship defines when the statute of limitations begins to run. This so-called continuous representation rule I … Continue reading

In Legal Malpractice Cases When Is The Attorney Client Relationship Formed?

In legal malpractice cases when is the attorney client relationship formed? The answer to that question typically is based on when the contract is formed. The attorney-client relationship is inherently a contractual relationship. What that means is that a contract … Continue reading

What Does Standard Of Care Mean In A Legal Malpractice Case

What does standard of care mean in a legal malpractice case? The short answer is that “it depends”. It depends on the nature of the case and it depends on the particular activity within that case. What Does Standard Of … Continue reading

What is Legal Malpractice?

Legal malpractice or attorney malpractice consists of actions or omissions on the part of an attorney that qualify as substandard or subpar behavior by that attorney which results in injury or loss to the client. That definition is a bit … Continue reading

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