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Does your attorney owe you a duty?

In many legal malpractice actions, one of the principal questions to be asked (and answered) is whether the defendant attorney owed a duty to the plaintiff client in the course of the attorney’s representation of said client. In most instances, the answer is a resounding yes. However, not every relationship between an attorney and client will result in such a duty. To determine whether a duty exists, several factors must be considered. This post will highlight two important ones. 

Common sources of malpractice claims

If you think about the origin of many client complaints and legal malpractice lawsuits, you probably don’t consider the role of client expectations. After all, all malpractice suits stem from unhappy clients, so whether their expectations were realistic or not may not be readily considered.

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