The Expansion of Attorney Liability to Non-Clients Under Common Law Theories

By Elizabeth M. Cristofaro, Goldberg Segalla The responsibility of an attorney runs primarily and directly to the client only. Canons 4 and 5 of the Code of Professional Responsibility set forth an attorney’s responsibilities of undivided loyalty and client confidences, but make no mention...

Med Pay Is For Benefit Of Injured

By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant Patricia Meleski appealed a trial court's non-final order dismissing on summary judgment her bad-faith claims against Partners Mutual Insurance Company. In Patricia Meleski v. Schbohm LLC and Partners Mutual Insurance Company , No. 2010AP2951 (Wis.App. 05...