Here is an experpt from the Judicial Reports Blog, which asks the question: can participation in the summary 1 day Bronx trials [new idea] comprise legal malpractice?
“For some legal malpractice attorneys, however, such justice lite could expose attorneys to more malpractice claims in anything but the simplest slip-and-fall or motor vehicle cases.
`When you try a case, you have to satisfy the necessary burdens upon you to make out your cause of action,” says legal malpractice attorney Michael Levine. “And in many instances you can’t do that with one witness. In some motor vehicles cases you can. But in some cases you can’t — it’s just not possible — and those are the kinds of cases that would not be suitable for resolution within a day’s time.'”