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Common Legal Malpractice Claims

Posted on: March 27, 2015 | Posted in: Blog

When an attorney is negligent in the manner in which he represents a client, the client has every right to seek compensation for any harms or losses he suffers as a result. Below is a chart of the most common legal malpractice claims by error according to the American Bar Association. The percentages are rounded.

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We routinely represent clients in legal malpractice claims when there is a financial loss caused by the actions of an attorney.  In Connecticut, the strength of a legal malpractice case is usually dependent on the strength of the client’s underlying case that was lost or harmed as a result of the attorney’s malpractice.  As with most of our cases, we typically handle these cases on a contingency basis, meaning that we only charge the client legal fees out of the proceeds of a judgment or settlement.  If you believe you are a victim of legal malpractice, call Walsh Woodard LLC at (860) 549-8440 for a free consultation with our legal malpractice team.

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