A case of professional malpractice occurs when a professional, such as a lawyer or a doctor, fails to follow professional standards generally accepted within the industry. Doing so results in an injury within the industry, resulting in an injury or other misfortune for the client or patient that could have been avoided. In the case…

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When you put your trust in an attorney, you expect that person to work for your best interests, not his own. After all, you are already at risk and you expect that your trust will be respected, not violated. Unfortunately legal malpractice does occur, and when it happens, you are left feeling helpless and, oftentimes,…

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Hiring a Tennessee lawyer requires a good deal of faith. And if that faith is broken when your attorney fails to deal with you honestly or does not possess the skill needed to represent you, a great deal of stress, pain, and financial loss can occur. Every lawyer is bound to serve his or her…

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It is bad enough when something happens in your life that forces you to hire a lawyer for representation. But, it is much worse when the attorney you hire neglects his or her ethical duties and you suffer as a result. Fortunately, Tennessee law is on the client’s side. When an attorney either intentionally or…

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There are many reasons to hire an attorney to represent you, and when you do, you expect the best legal advice you can get. But what if your attorney makes mistakes? When this happens, you may have a Memphis legal malpractice lawsuit. Be warned, these cases are very difficult to prove. If you are the…

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You hire a lawyer to protect and uphold your rights. And the least you can expect is that he or she will take both your case and the Tennessee ethical codes for attorneys very seriously, right? Not always. Sometimes attorneys do not act ethically, and the results can be devastating. When a legal professional acts…

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You hire an attorney, and you think your attorney will advocate for you and represent you to the best of his or her ability.  In the beginning, everything goes smoothly.  Then the calls get more and more infrequent.  You suspect the attorney may have lied to you or not complied with your wishes.  However, you…

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A Tennessee legal malpractice attorney must obviously evaluate whether or not legal malpractice occurred in deciding whether or not to pursue a legal malpractice case.  However, there are other matters that must also be considered. For instance, the potential for recovery must be assessed.  Some attorneys do not carry malpractice insurance.  If the attorney is…

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