Defenses to Legal Malpractice

Attorneys who commit malpractice rely upon three main defenses.  First, the trangressing attorney usually will claim that his actions or omissions did not breach the standard of care among reasonable competent practitioners in the same field.   Whether or not the...

Causes of legal malpractice

There are at least 3 reasons why attorneys commit legal malpractice. First, an attorney may be trying to handle a case that exceeds his experience and abilities. Secondly, an attorney may have too much work, which results in certain cases being neglected. Thirdly, an...