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Recession Leads to Rise in Legal Malpractice Claims

/ 24.Jun, 2013

Legal malpractice insurance broker, Ames & Gough, reports an increase in legal malpractice claims, including an increase in claims of more than $50 million.  The . . .

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Legal Intelligencer Reports Justice McCaffery Contacted Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas about Cases

/ 13.Jun, 2013

The Legal Intelligencer is reporting  “several knowledgeable sources” in the Philadelphia court system have provided information about contacts Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery had . . .

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FBI Probe of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice McCaffery?

/ 11.Jun, 2013

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports the FBI is investigating referral fees received by Lise Rapaport, the wife and chief aide of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Seamus . . .

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New York Times Opinion Piece on Patent Trolls

/ 05.Jun, 2013

We have previously written about patent trolls, and some of their serious consequences.  The New York Times has a nice opinion piece on efforts to . . .

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Legal Malpractice Claim Against Blank Rome

/ 30.May, 2013

Kristina Armstrong, the ex-wife of Morgan Stanley executive Michael Armstrong, has sued Blank Rome, and two of its attorneys.  Ms. Armstrong claims the Blank Rome . . .

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New York Lawyers Suspended for Advising Client to Change Story

/ 22.May, 2013

New York attorneys Shane Rios and Daniel Levy have been suspended from the practice of law for nine months.   Mr. Rios and Mr. Levy . . .

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Lawyer Arrested for Stealing from Client

/ 14.May, 2013

Berks County attorney, David John Delcollo, Esquire, was arrested last week and charged with theft and related charges for allegedly accepting $1,900 from Julio Arocho, . . .

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Josh Byrne Named to PBA Position

/ 10.May, 2013

Josh J.T. Byrne, Esquire, of Swartz Campbell’s professional liability department, has been appointed Vice Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Professional Liability Committee.

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Law Firm Labeled "Porno Trolling Collective"

/ 09.May, 2013

Los Angeles based United States District Judge Otis D. Wright, II, has issued an order assessing $81,320 in legal fees against Prenda Law, Inc., four . . .

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Legal Malpractice and Coverage Issues Arising Out of Referral to a Financial Services Professional

/ 01.May, 2013

Attorney Roger A. Giuliani has a history of problems.  In 2004, a Nassau County, New York,  judge awarded $2 million in punitive damages to a . . .

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