Ill. Court Says Jenner Malpractice Claims Can't Be Sold

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 9:51 PM EDT) -- An Illinois appeals court has nixed a legal malpractice suit against Jenner & Block LLP tied to work the firm did for a predecessor company, finding state law bars the sale of claims for legal malpractice to purchasers who suffered no loss due to alleged malpractice.

A three-judge panel of the Illinois Appellate Court, First District, affirmed May 16 the dismissal of a legal malpractice suit brought by LVD Acquisitions LLC, successor to Zohar Waterworks LLC, finding that the company could not prove that it suffered...
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