Impact of Legal Malpractice Insurance

Thousands of lawyers practice in the United States. However, it is estimated that only 60 percent of them carry malpractice insurance. Lawyers in California are obligated to disclose whether they have professional liability insurance to their clients. However, even if they do have malpractice insurance, the policy may not cover fraud, theft or other intentional acts. When you hire an attorney, you have a right to ask if he or she carries malpractice insurance, as well as inquire to the amount of coverage.

At Glickman & Glickman, we represent clients who have been wronged by their lawyer, and have suffered damages or lost a case as a result. With a full understanding of legal malpractice and professional liability insurance, our legal team is fully prepared to assist with even the most complex cases. We take a thorough and steadfast approach to every case, helping you to obtain the financial recovery and justice you deserve.

Contact us for a free initial consultation. We return all messages promptly.

Los Angeles Lawyer for Attorney Negligence and Insurance Coverage Issues

If you file a lawsuit against an attorney with legal malpractice insurance, two things will occur.

  • The insurance company will hire a law firm to defend your former lawyer against the claim.
  • The insurance company will allocate money to pay you if it is not successful in defending your former lawyer against charges. The amount is typically the value of your claim as assessed by the insurance company.

At Glickman & Glickman, we understand the impact of legal malpractice insurance in California attorney negligence claims. Our attorneys are ready and able to be strong advocates for you against your former lawyer and his or her insurance company, whether in negotiations or courtroom litigation.

If you feel you have a legal malpractice case with actual damages in excess of $100,000, call us today at 310-746-5116 for a free initial consultation. Or, if you prefer to send an e-mail, you may do so using our secure online form.

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