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What Is Legal Malpractice?

Frequently Asked Questions Involving Lawyer Malpractice

Did My Lawyer Commit Malpractice?

Dissatisfaction with your lawyers' performance or the results in your case does not necessarily mean that they committed malpractice. However, you do have rights, and if you suffered an injury or loss because of negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. If your case was dismissed or you suffered an adverse result because of negligence, your attorney may be liable for malpractice. Examples of attorney malpractice in Georgia may include:

What Should I Do if I Suspect That My Lawyer Committed Legal Malpractice?

If you suspect that your attorney committed legal malpractice, you should discuss your concerns with your lawyer, obtain your file and requisite documentation, and consult with an experienced malpractice attorney who can protect your rights. If your attorney committed a breach of duty or failed to follow through with obligations, he or she may be liable for malpractice.

Is It Malpractice if a Lawyer's Tactical Decisions Are Unsuccessful?

Decisions made by your attorney are not negligent unless the judgment falls below a professional standard of care. If an attorney made a decision that was uninformed or ill prepared, he or she may be liable for negligence. In some cases, expert witnesses and testimony are used to prove standards of care in the legal profession.

Should I File a Claim With the State Bar Association?

A bar complaint should be filed if your attorney acted unethically or violated professional standards of conduct. Attorney Michael M. Calabro, Esq., is an Atlanta legal negligence attorney with extensive experience in the investigation and pursuit of malpractice claims. He will handle all aspects of your case, including legal claims and administrative claims against your attorney when necessary.

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