Almost unheard of, Plaintiff was granted summary judgment on liability in this legal malpractice case.

Reem Contr. v Altschul & Altschul  2020 NY Slip Op 32301(U)  July 13, 2020  Supreme Court, New York County  Docket Number: 104202/2011  Judge: Kelly A. O’Neill Levy is the one-in-a-million where Plaintiff obtains a summary judgment order in a legal

The situation is not unusual.  Attorneys represent client in a transnational setting, and the transaction is compromised, but not yet finished.  Three years are about to pass.  What is the plaintiff to do?  If you do not sue, the statute will pass.  if you do sue, defendant will say that it is too early.  Economic

With a serious injury, and with the best of intentions, Plaintiff hires a well regarded law firm to obtain compensation.  The law firm sues an incorrect governmental entity, in this case the City of New York rather than the U.S.  Is this legal malpractice?  To answer this question we revert to the four elements of

Real estate is a recurrent theme in the NY legal malpractice world.  In a way it’s location, location, location.  Real estate transactions  comprise big money in New York, big money involves attorneys, and where there is attorney activity, there is someone who loses in the transaction.  Where there is a lose in a transaction, there