Tag: legal malpractice

Legal Malpractice Triggered After Conflict of Interest is Discovered
The United States District Court of the Southern District of New York recently disqualified the law firm of Holland & Knight from representing a plaintiff, First NBC Bank, in a [...]
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ISBA Brought a Declaratory Judgment in a Legal Malpractice Case Regarding Professional Liability Insurance
Recently, the Illinois State Bar Association brought a declaratory judgement action against one of its members in Indiana federal court. The ISBA seeks a ruling that frees them from defending [...]
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Judge Rules in Favor of Law Firm for Attorney Fee Dispute in Legal Malpractice Case
Following the trial, a Cook County Circuit Court ruled in favor of Ungaretti & Harris, a Chicago Law Firm. The trial revolved around a fee dispute with its former client, [...]
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US Distruct Court Rules on “Claims Made” Legal Malpractice Claim
The United States District Court of the Northern District of Ohio sided with a professional liability insurance carrier in a declaratory judgement action. Because the lawyer failed to report a [...]
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New York Court of Appeals Sanctions a Plaintiff’s Attorney for Pursuing a Needless Legal Malpractice…
A New York appeals court recently sanctioned a plaintiff’s attorney in a legal malpractice case as a result of the court’s finding that the legal malpractice plaintiff’s attorney continued to [...]
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Legal Malpractice Negligence Case
The Indiana Court of Appeals will hear an appeal on a legal malpractice negligence case. The case involves the Indiana Tort Claims Act and negligence claims brought against local municipalities. [...]
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Clients Sue Disability Attorney for Legal Malpractice After Attorney Pleads Guilty to Federal Fraud Case
Former clients of Eric Conn, a Social Security lawyer, are suing him in a class-action. Conn pleaded guilty to bribing a social security judge. He also submitted falsified medical information [...]
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Collusion Over Cameras: New York Legal Malpractice Triggered Over Deceit
A New York federal judge ruled that a lawyer and his firm may be sued under the state’s attorney deceit statute. Allegedly, false statements were made during the lawsuit. According [...]
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Statute of Limitations Misunderstanding Leads to Legal Malpractice
A Louisiana man is suing a Texas law firm and two of its partners for failing to timely pursue workers’ compensation and third-party liability claims related to injuries sustained by [...]
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