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Divorce Attorney Sues Client For Outstanding Legal Fees LAWYER Expert Case

This case involves a man who was sued for not paying legal fees to his divorce attorney. The man filed for divorce and retained the firm to represent him. A week before his trial, the firm withdrew from the case, citing a conflict of interest and he had to …

Legal Malpractice Experts Discuss Conflict of Interest in Malpractice Case LAWYER Expert Case

This case involves an insurer that was sued by a law firm for their alleged failure to pay legal fees, which then counter-sued alleging legal malpractice on the part of the law firm. The insurance group was responsible for providing medical malpractice ins …

Maritime Law Expert Discusses Implications of Worker Injury in Foreign Waters LAWYER Expert Case

This admiralty case involves a plaintiff who was injured while working for an American company while at sea off the coast of Africa. At the time of the incident in question, the man was tasked with inspecting the attachments between stacks of shipping con …

Legal expert witness advises on breach of standard of care by attorney LAWYER Expert Case

A legal expert witness advises on a case involving an attorney who failed to disclose his interest in property to the client investing in it. The plaintiff owned an internet company in Vermont that was generating a great deal of revenue. The defendant is a …

Law Firm Sues to Collect on Ambiguous Contingency Fee Agreement LAWYER Expert Case

This case concerns a plaintiff who brought a personal injury claim and retained a law firm on a contingent fee basis. The agreement called for payment in several installments. The agreement did not mention appeals. At the end of the trial, a verdict was en …

Attorney Assigns Property to Himself in Legal Malpractice Case LAWYER Expert Case

This case involves alleged legal malpractice by an attorney who worked closely with a real estate owner. The attorney created fraudulent documents that named him the trustee of the real estate assets owned by the plaintiff. An appraisal of the real estate  …