NY Legal Malpractice News Archive (pre-2010)

Insurer Cannot Necessarily Deny Coverage if Attorney Ignores Malpractice Claim
October 27, 2009
Insurer Cannot Necessarily Deny Coverage[...]
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Attorney May Send Unsolicited Informational Messages Under TCPA
September 24, 2009
Attorney May Send Unsolicited Informatio[...]
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Law Firm Which Represented Limited Partnership Does Not Owe Fiduciary Duties to Limited Partners
August 25, 2009
Law Firm Which Represented Limited Partn[...]
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Citizenship of Contract Partner Irrelevant for Diversity Jurisdiction
July 16 ,2009
Citizenship of Contract Partner Irreleva[...]
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Arbitrators May Have Inherent Powers That Go Beyond Expressly Conferred Powers
June 25, 2009
Arbitrators May Have Inherent Powers Tha[...]
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Court Declines to Meddle With Fee Sharing Agreement Despite Unequal Sharing of Workload
June 16, 2009
Court Declines to Meddle With Fee Sharin[...]
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5 Ways Lawyers Can Avoid Malpractice Claims
March 24, 2009
5 Ways Lawyers Can Avoid Malpractice Cla[...]
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Law Firm Not Liable for Malpractice Because Mistake Did Not Cause Lower Damages Award
March 24, 2009
Law Firm Not Liable for Malpractice Beca[...]
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Attorney Stripped of Entire Fee for Overcharge of Client
March 19, 2009
Attorney Stripped of Entire Fee for Over[...]
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Ninth Circuit Declines to Follow California Definition of Unauthorized Practice of Law
March 12, 2009
Ninth Circuit Declines to Follow Califor[...]
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Dropping a Client Can Be More Complicated When Lawyers Switch Firms
February 24, 2009
Dropping a Client Can Be More Complicate[...]
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Court Reduces Attorney Fee Despite Skillful Representation
February 19, 2009
Court Reduces Attorney Fee Despite Skill[...]
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