St. Denis & Davey, P.A.

Legal Malpractice Issues

When legal malpractice impacts your career

| May 13, 2019 | Legal Malpractice Law |

Those who have dealt with legal malpractice may face a number of difficulties, whether their personal relationships suffer as a result of what they have been through or they face serious financial repercussions. However, this issue could have a significant impact on your career, and if you are already dealing with career challenges as a result of legal malpractice it is crucial to take a look at additional legal options that may be available. Unfortunately, legal malpractice has caused some workers to lose their jobs, and it can also lead to long-term issues that arise years down the road.

When a legal professional fails to live up to their responsibilities their clients may be adversely affected in countless ways. Depending on the nature of a case, this could spell disaster for someone’s career, especially if the legal matters they were dealing with were related to their job or their ability to perform certain job duties in any manner (such as driving, for example). An unfavorable outcome in the courtroom could carry over into the workplace and result in the loss of a job, and it may also make things much harder for a worker in the future during his or her job hunt.

We firmly believe that legal professionals who are responsible for these hardships in their clients’ lives should be held answerable. It can feel overwhelming to address legal malpractice, but doing so is imperative, especially if your career has been negatively impacted in any way by an attorney’s negligence.