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How to Sue a Lawyer for Misrepresentation When it is Considered Legal Malpractice

When you receive less than stellar treatment from a doctor, it’s quite similar to Legal Malpractice. When you’re being represented by an attorney, you expect them to be competent, professional and capable of providing the best legal advice possible. You have every right to sue your legal team if you feel that you have been …

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When Does a Lawyer’s Failure to Know or Apply The Law Constitute Legal Malpractice?

A lawyer’s failure to know or apply the law can amount to legal malpractice when the lawyer’s failure is either procedural or substantive. A failure to know or apply procedural law is based on how a lawyer should pursue the client’s claim. A lawyer’s failure to know or apply substantive law—the specific legal criteria for …

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When Does a Lawyer’s Failure to File Documents Constitute Legal Malpractice?

Much of the work lawyers do involves filing various documents. Often, there are deadlines by which documents must be filed. Even when there are no fixed deadlines, a lawyer’s delay in filing certain documents can permanently impair a client’s rights. You might wonder why a simple failure to file a document “on time” could destroy …

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