Category Archives: Professional Negligence

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Who Watching Camp Counselor?

In this age of summer camps of all types ranging from sports camps to computer camps to mathematics camps it is important to know who is the camp counselor who is  going to be dealing with your child and who is … Continue reading

Standard Of Care For Legal Specialists

The standard of care for a legal specialist may be different than that for a general practitioner. The Second Restatement of Torts provides that a professional is held to a general standard of care unless that person represents that he … Continue reading

Immigration Status

Immigration status of plaintiffs is sometimes an issue in personal injury actions.  In general, the plaintiff’s immigrations status or the immigration status of any party to litigation is a collateral matter and probably irrelevant.  A number of courts have addressed … Continue reading

Immigration Malpractice Law

Lawyer malpractice practitioners received some clarification on January 13, 2011 when the Virginia Supreme Court indicated that criminal sentences could not be amended more than 21 days after the date of the final order unless the defendant was still in jail … Continue reading

Immigration Malpractice May Be On The Rise

Lawyer malpractice in immigration issues may be on the rise. A recent U. S. Supreme Court decision stating that non-citizens in criminal cases must be advised of possible consequences of a conviction has raised some alarms in the legal community.  In … Continue reading

Real Estate Malpractice is Taking On A New Face

Real estate malpractice may be a burgeoning field. In the early 1990s the mortgage industry undertook to form an entity known as the Mortgage Electronic Registration System (MERS) which  has come eventually came to hold close to 67,000 mortgages.  The … Continue reading