Tag Archives: attorney liability
The Attorney’s Liability for Misrepresentations and “Lies” (Part 1)
An old joke about attorneys asks, “How can you tell when a lawyer is lying?” The answer: His lips are moving. Obviously, lawyers don’t always lie. In fact, most of the time they tell the truth–the code of ethics and the professional requirements of holding a Bar license require both honesty and zealous representation of a… Read More »
When Can Attorneys Be Held Liable for the Acts of Others?
In previous Monday articles, this blog has examined the standard of care an attorney owes to his or her clients, and the manner in which a breach of that duty may constitute legal malpractice. Most of the time, legal malpractice claims are based on the actions of an attorney and made against the attorney… Read More »