Christopher G. Floreale

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Attorneys on the Move Leads to More Malpractice Claims

Legal malpractice claims are on the rise…again. According to a recent study, lateral transitions by attorneys may be to blame. Professionally Liability Matters previously discussed an uptick in malpractice claims, particularly those stemming from attorneys handling real estate matters. However, a new survey released last week by Ames & Gough demonstrated an overall increase in legal malpractice claims and suggested that swapping firms is a main culprit.