Most people understand that when they purchase insurance, they are agreeing to allow their insurer to select defense counsel for them should an action be brought . . .Read More..
A Los Angeles jury awarded $34.5 million dollars to a group of investors who had brought a legal malpractice action against the law firm Holland . . .Read More..
The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has breathed new life into a decade old legal malpractice and fraud action against Morgan Lewis. The action involves . . .Read More..
The Lima, Pennsylvania firm of Phillips Campbell & Phillips, has been sued in Ft. Worth, Texas, for legal malpractice by the Professional Association of Golf . . .Read More..
The recent District of Colorado decision, Davis & Associates v. Westchester Fire Insurance, No. 10-cv-03126-REB-CBS, emphasizes the importance of understanding the terms of your professional liability insurance policy. The . . .Read More..
Although not strictly speaking a “legal malpractice” decision, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania’s decision in Travelers Indem. Co. v. Stengel, 2011 WL 6739458 (E.D. Pa. . . .Read More..
Bonnie Sweeten, the “hoax mom” paralegal who is a poster child for the axiom that an attorney needs to know what is going on in his or . . .Read More..
The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has published its year end statistics. Discipline last year included: 55 Informal Admonitions 16 Private Reprimands . . .Read More..
An important initial question in legal malpractice cases is necessarily whether the attorney actually represented the client for the matter in which the attorney was . . .Read More..
In Zimmerman v. Weis Markets, Judge Saylor of the Northumberland County Court of Common Pleas ordered plaintiff to reveal passwords to his MySpace and Facebook accounts. . . .Read More..