A Philadelphia jury has awarded nearly $1.8 million in a legal malpractice case in which the plaintiff alleged her attorney failed to plead all of the relevant theories in her medical malpractice case, leading to the necessity of settling her case for $1 million, despite having received a $2.5 million verdict.

The jury in Cox v. Barry awarded a verdict of $1.787 million Aug. 24, finding that attorney David M. Barry was negligent in his pleading of the underlying medical malpractice case.

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