Category: Malpractice

Herbalife fortune wins removal of trustees for mismanagement

Herbalife fortune wins removal of trustees for mismanagement By Matthew Heller. He is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer In July 2012, a key witness took the stand in Los Angeles in an extraordinary probate trial that pitted the sole heir…

Advice to legal students 2

I have good news and bad news. The bad news is that the profession of lawyers may be one of the most unhappy and unhealthy on the face of the earth–and, in the view of many, one of the most unethical. The good news is that you can join this profession and still be happy, healthy, and ethical. I am writing to tell you how.

Rules for Billing Clients

Lawyers: Rules for Billing Clients What do you think when someone says to you the sky’s the limit or money’s no object? You might think they’re either not telling the truth or not very intelligent. In billing on a case,…

Deadline Errors in Legal Malpractice

Deadline Errors in Legal Malpractice About a third of all legal malpractice claims can be traced to deadline errors, according to the most recent American Bar Association Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims (2001). Every office should have at least one…

Clients sue UK law firm

In the Legal week´s article “Former clients sue Edwin Coe for £11m” published yesterday, Claire Ruckin explains that the UK law firm Edwin Coe is being sued for breach of contract and negligence in a claim reportedly worth over £11m.…