Category: Legal Malpractice Damages

My attorney’s legal malpractice caused extreme stress, emotional upset, or worse: may I sue the attorney for punitive damages?

The most common purpose for suing someone, whether you are suing an attorney or someone else, is to be compensated for any and all financial losses you suffered. These kinds of damages are referred to as compensatory. To `give a simple example,

Can you collect legal fees as part of legal malpractice damages if you win your case?

Whether your legal malpractice case is being handled on a hourly basis, flat fee, partial contingency, or full contingency, an important potential source of damages are the legal fees you incur to pursue the malpractice case. However, there is something