Legal malpractice attorneys focus their practices in the area of law dealing with attorneys and other professionals' acts below the standard of care.
Legal malpractice attorneys deal with many forms of legal and professional malpractice including, but not limited to:
For legal malpractice attorneys and or professional malpractice attorneys cases, a plaintiff must generally prove:
A legal or professional negligence lawsuit usually becomes a "case within a case." The first consideration is whether the original legal malpractice attorney or professional was negligent. The second issue is whether the first case or action would have been successful.
The laws pertaining to attorney and professional malpractice are complicated and open to a lot of interpretation. For those defending against a malpractice suit legal or professional malpractice attorney would be best qualified to determine whether the plaintiff has a valid case and what steps he or she must take to defend you and yield the best possible results for you. Plaintiffs and their attorneys can get valuable advice and legal counsel before proceeding with a legal malpractice lawsuit to determine if there is a case and what steps to take if there is one, including the possibility of settling out of court or going ahead and taking it to litigation. Use the form on this page to find a legal or legal malpractice attorney that best suits your needs and legal situation.