Can an Initial Consultation Make an Attorney Liable?
A question that often arises in legal malpractice cases is whether an initial consultation with a potential client, with no written retainer agreement coming out of the consultation, can make an attorney liable to the potential client. One point that appears clear is if an attorney learns in a consultation that the potential client has […]
BREACH OF CONTRACT Victims of legal malpractice sometimes seek to bring suit under a breach of contract theory, for various reasons. One reason is because in many states, the winning party in a breach of contract case can receive reimbursement of their attorneys fees. Another reason is that in most states, the statute of […]