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June 2016 Archives

Large Reward For Malpractice Case

Supreme Court jury offers Large Reward for Legal Malpractice Case to the family of an Ellenville man. The family was received 4.62 Million in compensation for the case. 

The verdict came this week following a two-week trial concerning the death of Walter Friedlander, 63, on Feb. 15, 2011 from a severe infection, according to the family's lawyer. Judith Livingston helped the family to claim the Large Reward for Legal Malpractice Case (4.65 Million). She is part of the Manhattan law firm of Kramer, Dillof, Livingston & Moore in Manhattan.

Skadden Counters Legal Malpractice Suit for 35 Million

Skadden Counters Legal Malpractice Suit in bankruptcy court.

Creditors bring suit against law firm for legal malpractice, alleging the firm turned a blind eye to issues because it had a lucrative deal with the company's founder. 

The Skadden law firm counters legal malpractice Suit, represented by Cooley, while contending the claims are purely speculative.

Firm Seeks to Dismiss a multimillion Dollar Malpractice Claim

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas asked to reject a second pass from a client to collect a Multimillion Dollar Malpractice Claim (3.16 Million) given in regards to a sexual harassment lawsuit. 

Martina Smart Simmons originally filed a Multimillion Dollar Malpractice Claim in March 2015 against Burt Barr and Associates, and attorneys John H. Barr and John Howell House. Simmons alleged that the defendants failed to file proper procedures when they obtained a $3 million final judgment against Piyush V. Patel on behalf of Simmons in the 238th Judicial District Court of Midland County, Texas.

Parents Sue Hired Attorney for Small Settlement

At Tinley Park in 2011, a young Alsip woman died in a traffic acident caused by a car driven by an intoxicated acquaintance. He crashed the vehicle after leaving a concert at the Venue. On June 7, the parents Debra and William Elam brought their complaint in Cook County Circuit Court against attorney Daniel O'Connor and the firm of O'Connor & Nakos, of Chicago, alleging professional negligence against the attorney and his firm. The parents were seeking to sue their hired attorney.

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