Berman Sauter Accused Of Botching Condo Defects Case

Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2014, 6:33 PM EDT) -- Condominium associations have slapped Berman Sauter Record & Jardim PC with a New Jersey state legal malpractice suit claiming it didn't properly name subcontractors as defendants in the associations' complaint over various construction defects, thus blocking them from obtaining damages despite a $1.2 million settlement.

The instant complaint, filed July 11, accuses the law firm — which is no longer active, one of its former partners told Law360 on Friday — of providing legal services below the applicable standard of care because it didn't name five...
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