To err is human, but attorneys are not immune from the consequences of mistakes made in the course of representation of a client. Most attorneys carry malpractice insurance for this express purpose. The attorney has represented clients who have claims against attorneys who have provided representation, but have made errors resulting in monetary damages. These mistakes typically involve attorneys who miss court filing deadlines, who fail to inform their clients of settlement offers, who prepare documents, which contain errors resulting in adverse consequences to the client, and other negligent acts, which extinguish or damage client interests. Legal malpractice cases tend to be complex as they usually require proving two cases, the case against the erring attorney and the underlying case in which the attorney made a mistake. They also require experts, who can provide opinions to corroborate the fact that mistakes have been made.
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