Legal Malpractice Basics

An attorney departs from good practice and an immigrant is jailed for a year.  The attorney is sued and (presumably) is not insured.  He gets a childhood friend to defend the legal malpractice case.  The childhood friend departs from good practice and the immigrant wins a large verdict.  Attorney cannot pay the judgment and files

A slight exaggeration, but in 195 Hawthorne Partners, LLC. v Thompson  2018 NY Slip Op 32804(U)  October 30, 2018  Supreme Court, Kings County  Docket Number: 506136/18
Judge: Leon Ruchelsman there are pages and pages of discussion of a back-and-forth transfer, deeds, mortgages, foreclosures of what must be a valuable property.  The attorneys are third-partied