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Trustee Lacks Standing to Assert Legal Malpractice Claims on Behalf of Debtors

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The Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court (Panos, J.) dismissed an adversarial proceeding complaint brought against debtor’s counsel which alleged legal malpractice. The trustee alleged that debtor’s counsel committed malpractice...more

Supreme Court Clarifies Contours of In Pari Delicto Doctrine

by Morris James LLP on

The Delaware Supreme Court, in a recent order affirming the opinion of the Delaware Court of Chancery, provided clear guidance about when third-party corporate advisers may raise the in pari delicto defense as a shield to...more

Colorado Supreme Court Protects Quality Management Privilege for CDPHE-Licensed Providers

Colorado hospitals and other licensed and certified health care facilities scored a significant victory on October 14, when the Colorado Supreme Court issued its en banc ruling in Simpson v. Cedar Springs Hospital, Inc. (2014...more

Illinois Court Holds Services Performed By Sub for Parent Comes Within E&O Policy

In its recent decision in Hilco Trading LLC v. Liberty Surplus Ins. Co., 2014 Ill. App. LEXIS (Ill. 1s Mar. 17, 2014), the Appellate Court of Illinois for had occasion to consider whether appraisals and evaluations prepared...more

Appellate Notes: Week of July 15th

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

Welcome to our Supreme and Appellate Court summaries webpage. On this page, I provide abbreviated summaries of decisions from the Connecticut appellate courts which highlight important issues and developments in Connecticut...more

Chad Elie v. Ifrah Law PLLC

CERTIFICATE of Interested Parties filed by Defendants Alain Jeffery Ifrah, Ifrah PLLC California

by Ian Imrich on

[Docket Text] CERTIFICATE of Interested Parties filed by Alain Jeffery Ifrah, Ifrah PLLC that identifies all parties that have an interest in the outcome of this case. . (Lund, Kenneth) (Entered: 05/21/2013)...more

Opinion Letters – Do's and Don'ts (Ethics, Professionalism and Malpractice Avoidance)

by Nexsen Pruet, PLLC on

Originally published in Volume 34; Number 1 - Real Property e-newsletter, The Official Publication of the Real Property Section of the North Carolina Bar Association - September 2012. This article contains practical...more

When A Corporation Dissolves, Does The Attorney-Client Privilege Live On?

by Allen Matkins on

Generally, a corporation’s suit for legal malpractice results in a waiver of the attorney-client privilege. When the corporation’s suit is brought derivatively, however, the privilege is not waived. McDermott, Will & Emery...more

Who Wants To Be A Director?

by Christopher Burgon on

An article for all company directors in England and Wales, setting out the potential liabilities of the office, with a view to ensuring that the law works for you and your company....more

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