After a pair of justices criticized their colleague’s decision not to address Pennsylvania’s ban on legal malpractice suits over poor settlement outcomes, attorneys say the high court may be likely to overturn the controversial doctrine the next time it’s before them.
But while some lawyers say they’d be happy to ditch the rule—which is unique to Pennsylvania—established in Muhammad v. Strassburger, others argue the rule’s protections guard against a “Pandora’s Box of legal issues.”
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