Legal Malpractice News

A frequently recurring legal malpractice issue arises when one law firm handles a workers’ compensation case arising from a personal injury.  One such example is  Lindsay v Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano LLP  2015 NY Slip Op 04819  Decided on June 10, 2015  Appellate Division, Second Department.  There are three lessons to be

Many large law firm retainer agreements contain arbitration clauses.  It is our guess that the law firms believe that respondent has the better hand in arbitration, that arbitration is costly and not particularly beckoning to Plaintiffs, and that arbitrators will be kinder to the law firm than would a jury.  Arbitration clauses are enforceable, and