Plaintiff had a parcel of land which the state wanted in NJ. As is the custom, the state offers too little, and plaintiff has to scramble to prove the added value. Plaintiff hired law firm 1 on a contingent basis, and the did succeed in raising value; but not enough for plaintiff. He then hired law firm 2 and 3,and while the value did go up further, he was sued by law firm 1 for contingent fees. Here he loses, but did get the right to bring a belated legal malpractice case, the quality of which the appellate court denigrated. Details.