Lang v DiPaolo 2023 NY Slip Op 06519 Decided on December 20, 2023 Appellate Division, Second Department teaches three lessons in legal malpractice litigation in a one page decision. The three are: (1) alleging proximate cause, (2) Subsequent attorney principles, and (3) account stated.

“In May 2017, the plaintiff commenced this action against the defendants

In this 10-year old case, Mawere v Landau 2023 NY Slip Op 34446(U), December 8, 2023 Supreme Court, Kings County Docket Number: Index No. 501184/12 Judge: Lawrence S. Knipel all claims are dismissed on summary judgment.

“Plaintiff commenced this action seeking, among other relief, damages for breach
of contract and breach of fiduciary duty stemming