Attorney Malpractice - Malpractice Attorney | LegalMatch Law Library

Locate a Local Products & Services Lawyer

Find Lawyers in Other Categories
Most Common Products & Services Law Issues:

What Is Attorney Malpractice?

When you hire an attorney to represent you, that attorney is obligated to render competent professional service. If your attorney is incompetent, and you suffer damages as a result, then your attorney may be liable for your damages.

Common Types of Attorney Malpractice

There are three main types of attorney malpractice

Examples of Attorney Malpractice

There are many ways an attorney can commit malpractice. Here are a few common examples of lawyer malpractice:

I Think My Attorney Has Committed Malpractice, What Should I Do?

The first thing you should do is file a complaint with your attorney's State Bar Association. The Bar Association is an organization that licenses and regulates attorneys for each individual state. The Bar Association cannot, however, help you recover any damages you've suffered. To recover damages, you have to sue your attorney in court.

Do I Need an Attorney to Help Me with My Attorney Malpractice Problem?

Proving that your attorney committed malpractice can be difficult. You have to know exactly what constitutes malpractice and show that your attorney actually committed malpractice. An experienced malpractice attorney can help you determine whether or not you're a victim of attorney malpractice. Additionally, a lawyer can file a lawsuit on your behalf and help pursue your attorney malpractice case in court if necessary.

Vea esta página en español: Negligencia/Práctica Abusiva por Abogado o visita para más información legal.

Consult a Lawyer - Present Your Case Now!
Last Modified: 03-29-2017 03:40 AM PDT

Find the Right Lawyer Now

Link to this page

Law Library Disclaimer

LegalMatch Service Mark