5 Legal Malpractice Cases To Watch

Law360, New York (September 24, 2010, 3:28 PM EDT) -- Legal malpractice suits can be extremely complicated and expensive propositions for law firms that put their inner workings into the public eye.

While the law of legal malpractice has been well-defined for some time, lawyers said, malpractice cases present major challenges for law firms and plaintiffs given the complexity of the issues — which have often been developed in underlying litigation — and the potential for very large damages.

“Malpractice cases are extremely expensive and extremely complicated, even if they look simple at first blush,” said...
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