Sometimes the AD thinks a case is pure speculation. In Lindenwood Vil., Section C, Coop. Corp. v Denenberg 2021 NY Slip Op 02463 [193 AD3d 593] April 22, 2021 Appellate Division, First Department they spent little time affirming.
“This legal malpractice action was properly dismissed. There is no basis other than speculation to support the allegation that, had defendants attorneys, who represented plaintiff client in an underlying action, served notice of entry sooner, the adverse party would not have sought leave to appeal (see Levine v Lacher & Lovell-Taylor, 256 AD2d 147, 149 [1st Dept 1998]).”