A multimillion-dollar malpractice claim brought by a woman who was represented by Blank Rome in her 2009 divorce from a then-senior partner at Morgan Stanley, a major Blank Rome client, can go forward, the First Department ruled Tuesday.
A Mississippi woman recently filed a legal malpractice complaint against two Dallas lawyers and their law firm in the defendants' hometown U.S. district court. Whether it stays in the federal courthouse may be up to the defendants because of an arbitration clause.
New Jersey Law Journal
A New Jersey appeals court—offering some guidance on attorney negligence as grounds for reinstatement—has breathed new life into a personal injury suit by a litigant whose former lawyer failed to proffer expert reports.