The Statute of limitations is an embodiment of a social policy which, in essence keeps the world turning.  Old, stale claims have an expiration date, and little opportunity exists to keep them alive.  Even continuous representation, in the legal malpractice setting, has significant limits.  Mehra v Morrison Cohen LLP  2020 NY Slip Op 33234(U) October

A classic example of a case which probably could not be won.  It was lost because of discovery deficiencies by the attorney.  Woman goes to wax salon, has wax applied to her eyebrows.  Eventually she is diagnosed with herpes and HPV.  Salon used and re-used same sticks, and had a pot of wax which was

One might engage in a plethora of unacceptable acts, yet not be responsible for legal malpractice.  How can this be?  Might one delay a case for two years and still be safe from a law suit?  Can one arrange for a client to take a 23% interest rate litigation loan, yet still avoid a claim? 

There are scholarly works (in the form of law review articles) which argue that the courts tilt towards attorneys in legal malpractice cases.  It is logical that such a prejudice might exist.  Legal malpractice (and ethical) rules are written by attorneys, apply to attorneys, are reviewed by attorneys and are acted upon by judge-attorneys.  Any