The Appellate Division has reaffirmed trial courts’ authority to require a legal malpractice plaintiff to present expert testimony to demonstrate proximate cause.

In an Aug. 2 decision, Appellate Division Judges Mitchel Ostrer and Francis Vernoia declined to reinstate legal malpractice claims filed by a dissatisfied ex-client against two of her former divorce attorneys.

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