Each year malpractice claims are made against lawyers by people that the lawyers never even considered to be their clients. Why? The lawyer did not send a declination letter after the initial meeting. The lawyer never explicitly communicated to the potential client, in writing, that he/she did not accept the representation and that no attorney-client relationship existed. Instead, the potential client assumed, mistakenly, that the lawyer would take action and relied on that belief to deleterious conclusions. Click here to read more.
Tolling the Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitations by Reason of Plaintiff’s Disability or Insanity