These new rules do not have a direct bearing on legal malpractice, nor do they arise from a legal malpractice case, but they do have the potential to pop up in a legal malpracitce case some months from now. The gist of new rules? Motions with a request for a TRO require specified statements by the maker, and will fail without those statements. The same court notes also contain the new deposition and insurance company settlement rules. Rules.