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January 2014 Archives

LeNature's Collapse Results in $23 Million Legal Malpractice Settlement

The bar to mount a successful legal malpractice lawsuit can seem high, but the outcomes can be quite significant, in this case a settlement of over $23 million dollars.

Financial collapse legal malpractice lawsuit settled for more than $23.7M

Jan. 28, 2014. By Richard Gazarik for, Pittsburgh.

Legal Malpractice, Conflict of Interest, Fraud, and former NYPD Commissioner

If a lawyer is trying to defraud a client while at the same time cooperating with law enforcement during a criminal investigation of that same client, is the lawyer commiting legal malpractice, conflict of interest, criminal activity, or all three? 

Lawyer for Alex Rodriguez faces  malpractice lawsuit from Bernard Kerik former NYPD commissioner.

The New York Daily News reports that, the attorney Joe Tacopina "secretly cooperated with federal prosecutors against Kerik and sold him down the river through a series of events reminiscent of ‘The Godfather.'"

Unjust Enrichment Award Greater Than Expected

In an unusual case, plaintiff's award is greater than what was requested in his complaint. While this is an insurance matter, the implications for unjust enrichment surrounding legal malpractice claims are worth noting.

Sixth Circuit affirms a $3.8 million equitable award to LTD plaintiff.

January 14 2014. By Amanda Sonneborn and James Goodfellow, Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

Representing Two Groups Against Same Defendent, Conflict Of Interest?

What can happen when one plaintiff's counsel represents two groups against the same defendant in a class action suit? Legal malpractice, conflict of interest, read below to find out.

California District Court disqualifies class counsel for conflict of interest

January 15 2014. By Gregory V. Mersol on

Deal Too Good To Be True?

Industry analyst price makes this look like a sweetheart deal.

Block & Leviton LLP Investigates Sirius XM Holdings Inc. for Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty in Connection with Its Potential Acquisition by Liberty Media Corporation

BOSTON, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Block & Leviton LLP ( 

The Target Data Breach Lawsuits

Every company sooner or later suffers a breach. What to do when that happens is critically important.

The target data breach lawsuits: why every company should care

USA, December 30 2013, Alfred J. Saikali,

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