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Attorneys – Legal Malpractice – Contract Claim – Limitations (access required)

Although a plaintiff’s original complaint alleged “Malpractice” against defendant lawyer, the complaint necessarily referred to a breach of contract action, since that is what legal malpractice is, and a Fairfax Circuit Court overrules defendant’s plea in bar which claims plaintiff changed her cause of action when she refiled after nonsuit to allege a claim for ...