Feb. 13, 2004
sued for $40 Million
Purolite, a water purification specialty resin manufacturer, today
announced that it has filed a $40 million civil legal malpractice and
gross misconduct lawsuit against the Company's former law firm, Morgan,
Lewis & Bockius, LLP ("Morgan Lewis"), in State Court in
Pennsylvania. Purolite alleges that: Morgan Lewis was grossly negligent
in rendering legal advice to the Company..
Jan. 24, 2004
"The legal malpractice suit, which was filed in King County Superior
last week, claims that Perkins Coie did not provide an adequate defense
for Jain ..."
Jan. 19, 2004
Firm sued for 11 Million
"Miller Starr Regalia, the attorneys who literally wrote the
book on California real estate law, are facing an $11 million malpractice
Dec. 23, 2003
Bolton Sues Top NY Firm for Malpractice
"Pop star Michael Bolton has sued Weil, Gotshal & Manges
for $30 million in damages, alleging the law firm was conflicted when
it represented him and other parties in copyright infringement litigation
over one of the singer's biggest hits...".
Dec. 19, 2003
NJ Lawyer Liable
for divorce mistakes $300,000
"A federal jury on Monday awarded nearly $300,000 in a legal
malpractice suit brought by a woman who claimed that the mistakes made
by her divorce lawyer resulted in her loss of rights to her late husband's
Dec. 16, 2003
firm to pay $5.8 million in settlement
"One of Philadelphia's largest law firms has agreed to pay $5.8
million to settle malpractice claims alleging the firm failed to prevent
Dec. 9, 2003
Manhattan firm Goes Forward
"A Manhattan Supreme Court judge has dismissed a legal malpractice
claim against Weil, Gotshal & Manges but permitted a claim for breach
of fiduciary duty to go forward..."
Dec. 9, 2003
Speaking: False Hopes
"Mr. Schwartz and others caution that overselling a case to a
client can lead to problems down the line..."
Dec. 4, 2003
Texas Law Firm
"GALVESTON An island law firm is the subject of lawsuits
from two parties, both of which were represented by the firm and both
of which ended up on opposite sides of a legal fight..."
Dec. 2, 2003
TOP NY Firm
Sued for Malpractice
"Three weeks after Blue Pumpkin Software Inc. won a patent suit,
the Sunnyvale-based company sued its former lawyers, claiming they provided
inadequate counsel in the early phase of the case..."
Nov. 30, 2003
Madison County law firm is sued again
"A Madison County law firm that recently lost a legal malpractice
trial faces another court challenge alleging that its attorneys do not
live up to their billing as trial lawyers, because they rarely take cases
to trial.Attorney Roy Dripps said he will argue in a legal malpractice
suit that the Edwardsville firm of Goldenberg, Miller, Heller and Antognoli
gets shortchanged on settlements because they rarely see asbestos cases
through to a verdict.It's a claim that one national legal scholar predicts
could prove troublesome for other lawyers, who usually prefer settling
lawsuits out of court rather than spending time and money on trials..."
Nov. 25, 2003
files detail theft
"A disbarred Miami attorney faces fresh malpractice allegations
in a new civil report on his firm's meltdown. Meanwhile, a federal grand
jury weighs criminal charges..."
Nov. 24, 2003
creditors seek permission to suit lawyers.
"Enron's creditors have asked a federal bankruptcy judge for
permission to sue three law firms..... for negligence.."
Nov 21, 2003
case gives look at Lawyers feud
A rare legal malpractice trial in Madison County Circuit Court has
offered an inside look at bad blood among high-profile lawyers in the
Metro East area...."
Nov. 20, 2003
A former legal client of mayoral candidate Sylvester Turner filed a legal
suit against him and his law firm Thursday...
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