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5 Ways Lawyers Can Avoid Malpractice Claims

Law360 (February 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Lawyers are particularly vulnerable to malpractice claims in tough times, when money is tight and tensions run high. But there are a few weapons in firms' arsenals that can keep them from falling prey to this type of suit, legal experts say.

Legal malpractice filings have skyrocketed, with clients scrutinizing attorneys' work to a higher degree than ever and hoping to recoup any losses incurred from deals gone south.

Stressed out by the economic news, people are in worse moods today as well – which makes...
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