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You'd Better Have A Real Expert If You're Making A Malpractice Claim In N.C. Business Court
Posted on 3 Dec 2010 by Mack Sperling

The Business Court dismissed a legal malpractice claim right before Thanksgiving last week in Inland American Winston Hotels, Inc. v. Winston , 2010 NCBC 19 . Judge Tennille found Plaintiff's expert, a Duke Law School professor, to be incompetent... Read More

Posted on 22 Jun 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

A deaf former client is suing his attorney for legal malpractice for allegedly mistaking his sign language and settling a discrimination suit for $207,500 instead of the $200 million he had asked for. James Wang, age 49, claims his lawyer Andrew Rozynski... Read More

In Reversal, Supreme Court Says State Courts Can Hear Patent Malpractice Claims
Posted on 20 Feb 2013 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Supreme Court of Texas erred in finding that an inventor and patent owner's claim of legal malpractice against his former counsel was subject to exclusive federal jurisdiction, the U.S. Supreme Court held Feb... Read More

Vandeventer Black LLP: Just Sign Here: Try To Get Contract Terms in Writing
Posted on 14 Aug 2014 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By James W. Walker Have you ever performed work for a client without getting the client’s signature on a contract? If a problem later surfaced, could you enforce its terms? In many states, the answer is a resounding …maybe. Signed contracts... Read More

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments In Legal Malpractice, Patent Case
Posted on 16 Jan 2013 by Melissa Ritti

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Allegations that a group of attorneys committed legal malpractice by failing to plead an experimental use defense in a patent infringement case do not constitute a "substantial" question of federal law, counsel... Read More