Cooper Elliott Blog topic: Legal Malpractice

Addressing Harm Caused by Legal Malpractice

For BusinessesFor IndividualsLegal MalpracticeMalpractice| June 18, 2020

Legal malpractice not only damages your trust in an attorney but can also cause harm in many long-lasting ways. As confusing and disheartening as it is, those who have been victims of legal malpractice can take action to protect themselves in a court of law. Types of Harm Caused by Legal Malpractice Legal malpractice occurs …

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Where’s the Real Crime? The Injustice of Criminal Defense Malpractice

Legal Malpractice| September 6, 2018

Imagine being accused of assault. You know that, at the time, you were miles away with several witnesses. Nothing to worry about, right? But months later, you find yourself convicted and incarcerated. This kind of personal calamity is an example of what can happen to a person’s life when he or she becomes a victim …

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Overcoming Uninsured/Underinsured Insurance Complexities and Legal Malpractice

Legal Malpractice| July 5, 2018

For Robyn*, it was one spirit-crushing event after another: first, a traffic accident left her with tens of thousands of dollars in medical debt and physical scars she would carry with her for the rest of her life; then, soon after, the passing of her husband. Because the motorist who struck her car was uninsured, …

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