Professional Malpractice - Other. Legal news and articles for April 5 - 7, 2017

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Kidney specialist, practice hit law firm with legal malpractice suit
Southeast Texas RecordApril 4, 2017

HOUSTON – A kidney specialist and his practice have brought a legal malpractice lawsuit against a Richmond, Va.-based law firm, alleging the defendant forced them to accept lesser amounts in monetary benefits. Nephrology Leaders and Associates, PLLC ...more »

Fort Lauderdale Firm Adds a Name Partner, Drops an Ampersand
Daily Business Review (registration)April 19, 2017

Its work includes general insurance defense, first-party property defense, breach of contract disputes, whistleblower actions, professional disciplinary actions, products liability, medical malpractice, employment law matters, and workers' compensation ...more »

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Scholes v. Lambirth Trucking Company
The RecorderApril 7, 2017

The court found, because there was a single litigation matter in which the law firm had represented the plaintiffs, the firm was put on notice that the professional negligence claim was based on its representation of the plaintiffs "and of the need to ...more »

Scholes v. Lambirth Trucking Company
The RecorderApril 7, 2017

The court found, because there was a single litigation matter in which the law firm had represented the plaintiffs, the firm was put on notice that the professional negligence claim was based on its representation of the plaintiffs "and of the need to ...more »

Amber M. Moore
The National Law ReviewApril 7, 2017

Amber Moore practices in the areas of energy and general litigation. Ms. Moore has experience in defending clients in land use, professional liability, medical malpractice, and construction litigation matters. She has also assisted clients with ...more »

SLAPP Update
California LawyerApril 7, 2017

There is an ongoing split among the California courts of appeal as to whether the anti-SLAPP statute applies to suits claiming legal malpractice and professional misconduct, although recent cases have leaned towards the statute not being applicable.more »

Court sides with Pennsylvania lawyer in legal malpractice suit
The Pennsylvania RecordApril 7, 2017

PITTSBURGH - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a legal malpractice lawsuit against William S. Schweers Jr. Aldis and Mary Jane Rutyna claimed Schweers failed to help them obtain an expert opinion, which ...more »

Service chiefs paint dire picture of military branches
Times Record NewsApril 6, 2017

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testifies before the House Armed Services Committee April 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C., on the impacts of operating the service under a year-long continuing resolution. Goldfein testified with his service ...more »

Ex-Marion County Prosecutor Brizzi suspended for misconduct
Indianapolis Business JournalApril 6, 2017

Former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana for 30 days after the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission found he violated prohibitions against representing a client in a case in which he ...more »

Pennsylvania Courts Discuss Documents Shielded by Peer Review Protection Act
The National Law ReviewApril 6, 2017

Judge Nealon reviewed extensive case law, including a trilogy of rulings in 2005 by the Superior Court addressing discovery for credentials files of physicians. The Troescher case involved credentialing materials that were prepared by ... Hence, Judge ...more »

People in the News—April 6, 2017—Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young
The Legal IntelligencerApril 6, 2017

His panel, "Updates in Pharmacy Law," discussed the elements of professional negligence, the duties imposed upon pharmacists by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, concepts of malpractice and errors related to physician prescribing. McHale ...more »

People in the News—April 6, 2017—Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young
The Legal IntelligencerApril 6, 2017

His panel, "Updates in Pharmacy Law," discussed the elements of professional negligence, the duties imposed upon pharmacists by the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990, concepts of malpractice and errors related to physician prescribing. McHale ...more »

Enforceable and Effective Attorney-Client Agreements
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 5, 2017

Without informed consent from a former client, attorneys and law firms may not accept a representation against a former client in the same or a substantially related matter in which the new and former clients' interests are materially adverse. No ...more »

No Duty Owed By Architect To Adjacent Property Owner Under Louisiana Law
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 5, 2017

The Court further found plaintiffs' claims against the architect for professional negligence (malpractice) in the form of defective design of the neighboring houses failed to state a cause of action. In sum, the Court agreed with the trial court that ...more »

Back briefs
Gillette News RecordApril 5, 2017

WASHINGTON — The Army's chief of staff says Congress is committing professional malpractice by failing to pass a defense spending bill for the current fiscal year. Gen. Mark Milley and the chiefs of the other military services are testifying Wednesday ...more »

Enforceable and Effective Attorney-Client Agreements
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 5, 2017

On the other hand, if there is only a potential conflict of interest — i.e. the interests of the clients are not currently adverse but could conceivably become so — then the attorney or law firm may be able to represent the clients after full ...more »

Enforceable and Effective Attorney-Client Agreements
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 5, 2017

On the other hand, if there is only a potential conflict of interest — i.e. the interests of the clients are not currently adverse but could conceivably become so — then the attorney or law firm may be able to represent the clients after full ...more »

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