TITLE

Defending the Transactional Legal Malpractice Case: Trends and Considerations for Defense Counsel

AUTHOR(S)
Hogan, R. Todd; Hardy, Franz
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Defense Counsel Journal;Oct2006, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p332
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses some of the basic legal concepts that surround transactional legal malpractice claims as well as practical considerations in defending and handling such claims. Elements of professional negligence cause of action include the duty of the professional to use such skill, prudence and diligence and a breach of that duty. Plaintiffs in legal malpractice cases must clear the challenge of proving that the alleged loss or damage resulting from negligence was in fact effected by attorney malpractice.
ACCESSION #
23788209

 

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