Professional Malpractice - Other. Legal news and articles for April 21 - 30, 2017

West Virginia Enacts Medical Marijuana Law | The National Law ...Speculation, Estate Planning, and Legal MalpracticeTrustees welcome new member, honor those leaving boardFrank e. Quirk honored with St. Thomas More AwardCongress sick and tired of short-term spending billsBreaking Up the Legal Industrial ComplexComplaint Filed Seeking To Revoke Manafort's Law License In ConnecticutLaw firm says client seeks more than $1M for legal malpractice after agreeing to a divorce settlement on her ownSiblings sue Clayton law firm in fight over $9.8 million inheritancePeople in the News—April 25, 2017—Raynes McCarty | The Legal ...Top 100 Verdicts 2016: Juries Return Four Billion-Dollar AwardsCOA hears malpractice case involving former Conour associateLegal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show ExpertLegal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show ExpertLabor and Employment Alert: West Virginia Becomes the 29th State to Permit Medical Marijuana

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ESI Bytes: Nine Things Every Attorney Should Know to Be Competent in eDiscovery
Indiana LawyerApril 5, 2017

ESI Bytes is a series produced by the IndyBar's newest section, the E-Discovery, Information Governance & Cybersecurity Section. Want to learn even more from the section? Get additional resources and information at indybar.org/edata, and join the group ...more »

Plaintiffs Bar Perspective: Stephen Rosenthal
Law360 (subscription)April 10, 2017

Law360, New York (April 10, 2017, 1:46 PM EDT) -- Stephen F. Rosenthal is a partner at Podhurst Orseck PA in Miami focusing on complex litigation and appeals. His practice spans class actions, personal injury, aviation accidents, complex commercial ...more »

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West Virginia Enacts Medical Marijuana Law | The National Law ...
The National Law ReviewApril 30, 2017

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice signed legislation that legalizes the use of marijuana for medicinal uses on April 19, 2017. The new law, Senate Bill 386, ...more »

Speculation, Estate Planning, and Legal Malpractice
JD Supra (press release)April 28, 2017

Decedent's surviving spouse was the Plaintiff in Gersh, suing individually, and as executor of Decedent's estate, for legal malpractice against Nixon Peabody LLP. She alleged that the firm committed malpractice in rendering planning services to her and ...more »

Trustees welcome new member, honor those leaving board
New Jersey Law JournalApril 28, 2017

The board approved a request from the Land Use Law Section to participate in the Municipal Land Use Law Reform Steering Committee that will examine the state's zoning statutes. ... To further its mission of fostering diversity and inclusion in the ...more »

Frank e. Quirk honored with St. Thomas More Award
Akron Legal NewsApril 28, 2017

In addition to his work at the law school, he was also an expert witness and consultant on professional conduct matters and lawyer malpractice issues. Akron Law Professor Jack Sahl served as faculty director during the time that Quirk was director ...more »

Congress sick and tired of short-term spending bills
Washington ExaminerApril 28, 2017

David Perdue, R-Ga., called the stopgap funding habit practiced by Congress "professional malpractice." Congressional appropriators are frustrated that ... Instead of a putting his stamp on federal spending, Trump has been faced this month with the ...more »

Breaking Up the Legal Industrial Complex
American ThinkerApril 27, 2017

A resultant downward trend in physician malpractice premiums will ensue. Physicians with a greater understanding of the law will be in a position to head off the legal misadventures inflicted on their profession such as: mandated child abuse courses ...more »

Complaint Filed Seeking To Revoke Manafort's Law License In Connecticut
Hartford CourantApril 26, 2017

"There is probable cause to conclude that the attorney stated or implied an ability to improperly influence a government agency or official or to achieve results by means that violate the Rules of Professional Conduct or other laws," Larrabee wrote in ...more »

Law firm says client seeks more than $1M for legal malpractice after agreeing to a divorce settlement on her own
Madison County RecordApril 26, 2017

Attorneys with the Blake Behme Law Group seek to dismiss a former client's $1.15 million legal malpractice suit, arguing that she agreed to a divorce settlement on her own after her attorneys advised against it and withdrew their appearance. “First ...more »

Siblings sue Clayton law firm in fight over $9.8 million inheritance
St. Louis Business JournalApril 26, 2017

It said David did not intend to transfer the Foam Supplies stock, and lacked legal capacity to do so. The suit accuses the defendants of professional negligence and malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty and tortious interference with inheritance. The ...more »

People in the News—April 25, 2017—Raynes McCarty | The Legal ...
The Legal IntelligencerApril 25, 2017

Regina Foley, an attorney at Raynes McCarty, was honored by the Support Center for Child Advocates as a distinguished advocate.more »

Top 100 Verdicts 2016: Juries Return Four Billion-Dollar Awards
Law.com (subscription)April 24, 2017

In fourth, products liability accounted for 16 verdicts. The total, $2.2 billion, represents a significant increase over 2015′s $625.5 million. Coming in fifth were motor-vehicle verdicts, 18 of them, totaling $700 million, down from the previous year ...more »

COA hears malpractice case involving former Conour associate
Indiana LawyerApril 21, 2017

Timothy Devereux, 49A05-1609-CT-02146, with attorney Timothy Devereux, formerly of the Conour Devereux Hammond law firm, representing himself against the legal malpractice claims. The case was brought by Rene DiBendetto, represented by ...more »

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert
New Jersey Law JournalApril 21, 2017

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert ... A suit against New Jersey plaintiff firm Hoyt & Hoyt—by a former medical malpractice client claiming the handling of an expert witness was botched—is getting another chance. ... "This was not a ...more »

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert
New Jersey Law JournalApril 21, 2017

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert ... A suit against New Jersey plaintiff firm Hoyt & Hoyt—by a former medical malpractice client claiming the handling of an expert witness was botched—is getting another chance. ... "This was not a ...more »

Labor and Employment Alert: West Virginia Becomes the 29th State to Permit Medical Marijuana
Lexology (registration)April 21, 2017

A person is not permitted to engage in any task under the influence of medical marijuana when doing so would constitute negligence, professional malpractice, or professional misconduct. A patient also may not perform any employment duties at heights or ...more »

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