The Elements of a Strong Legal Malpractice Case

Filed Under: Articles, Professional Malpractice

1. The lawyer made a mistake. Just as an automobile driver can be liable if he or she makes a mistake driving a car, a lawyer can be liable if he or she makes a mistake while representing a client. The lawyer does not have to be a bad person, have evil intentions, or have…

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Legal Malpractice FAQ

Filed Under: Articles, Professional Malpractice

What is legal malpractice? How do I know if my lawyer committed malpractice? I think my current lawyer may have committed malpractice. Can I consult with a legal malpractice attorney while my current lawyer still represents me? I lost a lawsuit I should have won. Can I sue my lawyer? What is “the case within…

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Excluding Dangerous Experts

Filed Under: Articles, Mesothelioma, Toxic Tort & Product LIability Defense

When we were first asked to try asbestos cases, one-time peripheral defendants were under siege. Plaintiffs’ counsel had worked with their experts to develop “studies” purporting to show that working with products historically thought safe were instead very dangerous.  If we were to win these cases, we would need effective attacks (1) to exclude the…

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