State law permits the assignment of a legal malpractice claim in connection with the transfer of a former client’s assets and liabilities, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from a U.S. District Court.
A legal malpractice plaintiff should not have been permitted to introduce evidence that his former attorney lived a life of luxury, the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled in answering a certified question from a U.S. District Court.
A lawsuit filed by a mother and son claims that a lawyer abandoned their case and prevented them from receiving a share of an $11 million settlement.
Hot off the presses, the Georgia Supreme Court decided this morning that a legal malpractice jury should not have heard evidence about an Alabama lawyer’s $1 million income, vacation home, speed boats and luxury automobiles.
A recently filed malpractice suit seeks to hold the D.C. law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery liable for the alleged theft of a California inventor’s confidential information.
WASHINGTON – The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to make a federal case out of a legal malpractice claim arising from a patent suit.
A legal malpractice plaintiff could not recover lost punitive damages when suing an attorney who allegedly mishandled her personal injury case, the Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled.
A national law firm is facing a legal malpractice claim that offers a cautionary tale for lawyers who might not be following best billing practices.
The St. Louis, Mo. law firm of Brown & James has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle a malicious prosecution lawsuit filed by attorney Daniel P. Finney Jr.