Tag Archives: Negligence

Gross negligence claim duplicative in malpractice suit (access required)

Where a lawyer’s former client asserted he committed legal malpractice in handling her divorce, because the duties of care arose out of his professional obligations to his client, her claim for gross negligence was dismissed as duplicative of the legal ...

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HUD reliance on independent contractor forecloses tort claim (access required)

Where the Federal Tort Claims Act’s waiver of sovereign immunity excludes negligence or wrongful acts or omissions performed by independent contractors, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development contracted with a company to maintain a property that was for ...

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