Last year the Pennsylvania Supreme Court considered the issue of damages in legal malpractice cases and handed lawyers a clear victory, holding that if a plaintiff would not have been able to collect the full measure of his damages from the underlying tortfeasor, he cannot hope to do better by suing his attorney.

Now the court is poised to address a different issue bearing on legal malpractice, namely, under what circumstances may a person who was not a client of the attorney sue the attorney for malpractice?

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