Legal Malpractice Law Review

Legal Malpractice Law Review

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Tag Archives: Of Counsel

NY: Claims Made Coverage for Law Firm’s “of Counsel”

Posted in Insurance, New York, Real Estate
Senate Ins. Co. v. Tamarack Am. 14 A.D.3d 922; 788 N.Y.S.2d 481 (2005) NY Underlying Real Estate Transaction Student Contributor: Natalie Resto Facts: The attorney, who was employed full time by the Lawrence Group, Inc. as its general counsel, represented the plaintiff when it purchased some real estate property for $2,600,000. The Lawrence Group was a… Continue Reading

Vicarious Liability: The “Of Counsel” Relationship

Posted in Disengagement, Engagement, New Jersey, Vicarious Liability
Staron v. Weinstein, 305 N.J. Super. 236 (App. Div. 1997). Student Contributor:  Daniel Schick NJ Underlying Personal Injury Action Facts:  Staron was allegedly injured in an auto accident in October, 1985 and retained Weinstein to represent her in the pursuit of her personal injury claims.  The parties signed an "An Agreement to Provide Legal Services",… Continue Reading