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Most Common Legal Malpractice Cases

Wilson & McQueen March 23, 2023

When hiring a lawyer, you expect a professional and highly skilled attorney to help meet your legal needs. Victims of legal malpractice may suffer devastating consequences when their legal aid inadequately represents them. Paying fines, jail time, and other legal consequences may ensure following legal malpractice.

Legal Malpractice Error Allegations

Legislation is constantly changing, meaning legal professionals are in a constant state of learning new information in order to aid their clients to the best of their abilities. Unfortunately, some lawyers do not continue their education and consequently harm the clients whom they represent. The importance of quality legal representation in the justice system is integral and a constitutional right for all. Some common examples of legal malpractice includes the following:

  • Failure to Know or Apply Law

  • Planning Error

  • Inadequate Discovery

  • Failure to File Documents

Professionals of all field make mistakes. However, when oversights occur in the legal field, they may create more serious issues for both the lawyer and client involved. Legal professionals should be held accountable for the risks they place their clients in when failing to fulfill their legal duties.

Contact a Kentucky Legal Malpractice Lawyer

At Wilson & McQueen, PLLC, we understand the trust and responsibility our clients place in our care when they hire us for legal assistance. If you have suffered any type of consequence as a direct result of the actions of a negligent attorney or legal professional, contact our team of experienced Kentucky attorneys by calling in order to receive more information about your legal options. You may be entitled to financial compensation for any damages you subsequently sustained.