Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP reports an Ohio Collectability case. Here, no reduction for uncollectability. Ohio Appellate Court Rejects Collectability in Underlying Case as Limit on Recovery in Legal Malpractice Action
Paterek v. Peterson & Ibold, 2006 WL 2337483 (Ohio App. 11 Dist. 2006)
In this 2-1 appellate court decision, the majority held that the trial court had improperly reduced a legal malpractice verdict resulting from a blown statute of limitations on the ground that the amount of the legal malpractice verdict exceeded what would have been collectible from the underlying tort defendant and his insurer.
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