Deadlines the Harsh Reality of Legal Malpractice

/ 28.Jan, 2013

As we have previously written, calendaring issues are the number one cause of legal malpractice actions, and good calendaring habits are the single most effective malpractice . . .

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Another Ponzi Scheme, Another Allegation Against Lawyers

/ 15.Jan, 2013

As we have previously written, multiple times, there are few, if any, Ponzi schemes which do not involve an attorney at some level or another. . . .

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Legal Malpractice Based on Client Confidentiality

/ 10.Jan, 2013

McDermott, Will & Emery is facing a legal malpractice action alleging a formal partner passed on to his family members confidential information related to a . . .

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Things You Probably Could Guess Would Make You Lose Your License (Late 2012 Edition)

/ 07.Dec, 2012

Beating your client with a baseball bat: West Virginia attorney, Joshua Robinson, lost his law license after beating his client David Gump with a baseball . . .

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Extends Corporate Negligence to Nursing Homes

/ 04.Dec, 2012

A unanimous Pennsylvania Supreme Court has affirmed the extension of the corporate negligence doctrine beyond hospitals to nursing homes.   Nearly a full year after it was . . .

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Real Estate is the Top Area of Practice for Legal Malpractice Claims

/ 06.Sep, 2012

According to the ABA, between 2008 and 2011, there were more legal malpractice claims arising out of real estate transactions than any other area of . . .

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What a Mess!

/ 07.Aug, 2012

The Chicago law firm of Gardiner Koch Weisberg & Wrona, is suing their former clients Ken and Wendy Brown for breach of contract, fraud, breach . . .

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Where to begin. . .

/ 17.May, 2012

The website has been engaged in battle with a number of Wall Street entities.  Among the most contentious of these battles has been . . .

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Case Within a Case in Detail

/ 11.May, 2012

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court of New Jersey’s summary judgment in Minkin v. Gibbons P.C., . . .

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Ethics Opinion on Cloud Computing

/ 09.May, 2012

The issue of cloud computing, the storing and sharing of data on/with remote servers, has been a hot topic in attorney ethics circles recently.  The . . .

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