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Plaintiffs in malpractice cases are required to make a threshold showing that their claim is meritorious

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Affidavit Of Merit, Attorney-client-relationship, Legal Malpractice

There is a long-standing reluctance in permitting a non-client to sue an adversary’s attorney

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Attorney-client-relationship, Legal Malpractice, Malicious use of process

When the advice-of-counsel defense is asserted, the party seeking relief may then pursue a cause of action against the attorney claimed to have been the source of that advice

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Attorney-client-relationship, Legal Malpractice

A negligent attorney who commits malpractice is responsible for the reasonable legal expenses and attorney fees incurred by a former client in prosecuting the legal malpractice action

Posted in *All Posts, Attorney-client-relationship, Counsel Fees, Legal Malpractice

Claim for legal malpractice

Posted in *All Posts, Attorney-client-relationship, Legal Malpractice

Attorneys are generally not subject to their clients’ actual control or direction

Posted in *All Posts, Agency, Attorney-client-relationship, Independent Contractor, Respondeat Superior

Motion to disqualify an attorney

Posted in *All Posts, Attorney-client-relationship, Disqualification, Litigation, Motions

Allegations of conflict of interest and appearance of impropriety arising from counsel’s representation of current and former clients

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Attorney-client-relationship, Criminal

As the population ages, and more people suffer health problems, it is not uncommon for family members to seek the appointment of a guardian to oversee the finances of an incapacitated loved one

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Attorney-client-relationship, Elder Law, Guardian

Clients are entitled to get unvarnished, unbiased, independent advice from their attorneys

Posted in *All Posts, *Published case, Attorney-client-relationship

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