Sometimes lawyers make mistakes. If your attorney really screws up your case, you may consider suing for legal malpractice.
>> Before You Sue <<
If your lawyer didn’t represent you properly, and you were harmed in the process, your lawyer might be liable to you for your loss. But before you pursue a lawsuit against your attorney, try these alternatives:
- Discuss fee disputes with your attorney or engage in fee arbitration
- Report potential ethics violations to your state bar association
- Hire another lawyer to repair the damage to an ongoing case
If none of these alternatives brings satisfaction, you may want to consider a legal malpractice claim against your attorney. This type of case is difficult to prove, so you’ll want to thoroughly investigate your chances of success before proceeding.
Types of Legal Malpractice Claims
Every case is different, but legal malpractice claims usually…
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