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People in the News—April 6, 2017—Stradley Ronon Stevens & YoungPeople in the News—April 6, 2017—Stradley Ronon Stevens & YoungEnforceable and Effective Attorney-Client AgreementsNo Duty Owed By Architect To Adjacent Property Owner Under Louisiana LawBack briefsEnforceable and Effective Attorney-Client AgreementsEnforceable and Effective Attorney-Client AgreementsAttorney wins statewide Lawyer of the Year awardAttorneys – Legal malpracticeTop general on Congress' failure on budget: MalpracticeESI Bytes: Nine Things Every Attorney Should Know to Be Competent in eDiscoveryKidney specialist, practice hit law firm with legal malpractice suitThe 'Noseworthy' Doctrine in Medical Malpractice ActionsGlen Rock Lawyer Named Among Top 10 In New JerseyHow to Address Attorney Misconduct

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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 »

NM loosens its grip on the lawyer supply line
Albuquerque JournalApril 17, 2017

That means the Supreme Court serves the public interest as a governmental agency while simultaneously promoting the private interests of lawyers. Consumers of legal services, a category that includes many if not most business owners, might wonder if ...more »

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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 »

Attorney wins statewide Lawyer of the Year award
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)April 5, 2017

Jack has practiced law for 45 years and joined Smith Haughey in 1975. He practices health law, medical malpractice defense, general litigation and the defense of professional liability actions. He holds a J.D. from George Washington University and a ...more »

Attorneys – Legal malpractice
Massachusetts Lawyers WeeklyApril 5, 2017

Where a defendant law firm and a codefendant attorney have moved to dismiss a plaintiff's legal malpractice complaint, the motion must be denied because the complaint does not fail to allege facts plausibly proving the elements of causation and injury.more »

Top general on Congress' failure on budget: Malpractice
News On 6April 5, 2017

California law enforcement officials are objecting to Gov. Brown's proposed .... "Failure to pass the budget, in my view as an American citizen and the chief of staff of the United States Army, constitutes professional malpractice," Gen. Mark Milley ...more »

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 »

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 »

The 'Noseworthy' Doctrine in Medical Malpractice Actions
New York Law Journal (registration)April 4, 2017

The latter formulation is of particular relevance to medical malpractice actions, and in many such actions the charge may be inappropriate because the decedent, even if he or she had survived, would not have been in a position to provide any relevant ...more »

Glen Rock Lawyer Named Among Top 10 In New Jersey
Fair Lawn-Glen Rock Daily VoiceApril 4, 2017

GLEN ROCK, N.J. — E. Drew Britcher of Britcher Leone, LLC, of Glen Rock and Parsippany has been named one of the top 100 attorneys and to the Ten Year Top List in New Jersey for 2017 by "New Jersey Super Lawyers" magazine. . This marks the 13th ...more »

How to Address Attorney Misconduct
Lexology (registration)April 4, 2017

For example, if the issue involves potential legal malpractice, most law firms will communicate the facts to the affected client or clients as well as provide notice to the legal malpractice insurer. Ethical violations may involve different reporting ...more »

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