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…