Legal Malpractice Law in a Nutshell

Legal Malpractice Law in a Nutshell

by Vincent R. Johnson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0314195238

ISBN-13: 9780314195234

Pub. Date: 11/01/2010

Publisher: West Academic

The initial chapters focus on key legal principles (such as professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud), the role of experts in malpractice litigation, important defenses, and the rules governing damages and fee forfeiture. Later chapters explore issues of great practical significance, including the vicarious liability law firms, common malpractice

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The initial chapters focus on key legal principles (such as professional negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud), the role of experts in malpractice litigation, important defenses, and the rules governing damages and fee forfeiture. Later chapters explore issues of great practical significance, including the vicarious liability law firms, common malpractice problems (such as conflict of interest), strategies for reducing errors and claims, and the role and limits of malpractice insurance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314195234
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
11/01/2010
Series:
Nutshell
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
522
Sales rank:
757,403
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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