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Legal Malpractice: Danger to Society

When you hear “Legal Malpractice,” you probably think of breaches of ethical standards, and sleazy, dishonest lawyers like Saul Goodman from Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul. While he is, without a doubt, one of the sleaziest lawyers ever to (dis)grace our television screens, legal malpractice takes a lot more forms than merely being a…

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Legal Malpractice Insurance: Should it be Mandatory?

By law, a truck driver has to carry one million dollars of liability insurance. If a tractor-trailer is driven irresponsibly, it can cause massive amounts of property damage, and physical harm or even death to any people involved. Being insured for damage they may cause is a responsibility that we legally require and ethically expect from any…

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The Top 10 Legal Malpractice Claims: Holding Attorneys to the Highest Professional and Ethical Standards

Legal malpractice occurs when a lawyer harms their client by negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, or breach of contract. According to the ABA, the ten most common legal malpractice allegations are as follows: Failure to know or apply the law Planning errors Inadequate discovery or investigation Failure to file documents Failure to calendar properly Failure…