The New Jersey Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a legal malpractice suit to go forward, in a ruling that clarified the circumstances in which clients who become disenchanted with settlements can sue their attorneys for negligence.
In Guido v. Duane Morris, A-31-09, a unanimous court held that “the existence of a prior settlement is not a bar to the prosecution of a legal malpractice claim” arising from the settlement.
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