Legal Malpractice Cases this Week 11-29-05

Tropp v. Lumer, 2004-11025 ,
SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, SECOND DEPARTMENT , 2005 NY Slip Op 8972;
Plaintiff wins summary judgment motion on continuous representation by showing that defendant attorney was "watching over" the case he referred, and that he participated by at least preparing plaintiff for the EBT.


Merlin Biomed Asset Mgt., LLC v. Wolf Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen LLP,
2005 NY Slip Op 8651, SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT
Plaintiff loses summary judgment for failure to offer expert affidavit on motion.

Transcare N.Y., Inc. v. Finkelstein, Levine & Gittlesohn & Partners, SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT
"Summary judgment was improper as fact questions existed surrounding a legal malpractice claim and actual damages alleged to be incidental thereto."


Rogers v. Ciprian,
SUPREME COURT OF NEW YORK, APPELLATE DIVISION, FIRST DEPARTMENT , 2005 NY Slip Op 8663.
Clouded action against immigration attorney, which seems to have lacked privity.


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