Legal Malpractice Law Review

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OK: Lawyer Judgment Call on an Unsettled Point of Law=No Liability

Posted in Labor & Employent, Oklahoma
Allred v. Rabon, 572 P.2d 979 (1977) OK.: Underlying employment action Student Contributor: Manju Sunny Facts: Client is seeking damages from two attorneys for legal malpractice. The underlying action was the recovery of damages for the breach of an employment contract. Because of the death of the defendant in the underlying case, attorneys brought suit… Continue Reading

OK: Assignment of Legal Malpractice Claims Prohibited

Posted in Oklahoma
Trinity Mortgage Companies, Inc. . v. Dreyer, USDC, N.D. Oklahoma, Jan. 7, 2011 Facts: Dennis Junker filed suit against Trinity and others alleging, among other things, breach of contract, fraud, and conversion. Ultimately, the parties entered into a Settlement Agreement whereby Trinity assigned its right to a claim of legal malpractice against its attorneys to… Continue Reading
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