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Attorney is tagged for malpractice, fraud – $524,975 Verdict (access required)

Defendant represented plaintiff Whyard in her divorce. He never pursued pendente lite spousal support, failed to designate any experts, was deficient in his discovery efforts and took no depositions. He convinced Whyard to accept a settlement one business day before ...

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Lawyer beats pro se malpractice lawsuit (access required)

The slightly built woman stands, apparently alone, on a busy corner in bustling Tysons Corner, Virginia. In the video she posted on YouTube, she is dwarfed by the office buildings behind her and appears in danger of being blown over ...

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Pro se plaintiff gets jury trial in legal malpractice case – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff initially retained the defendant attorney and his law firm in April 2005 in connection with an insurance fraud cause of action against New York Life Insurance Company and its agent, Suk-Ku Lim. The plaintiff alleged that Lim fraudulently ...

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Lawyers two for two in high court (access required)

Lawyers won in two legal malpractice cases handed down today by the Supreme Court of Virginia. In Wintergreen Partners Inc. v. McGuireWoods LLP, the high court dismissed Wintergreen’s legal malpractice suit alleging McGuireWoods’ late filing of a transcript had blown ...

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