Do you need an experienced legal malpractice lawyer? Swaye Crannie Boyd has successfully been representing the rights of legal malpractice victims throughout southern Ontario, ranking us among Ontario and Canada's most experienced and enduring personal injury law firms.
Who do you turn to when you've already turned to a lawyer and now you feel you have no recourse but to sue him or her for negligence or legal malpractice? A legal malpractice suit is, perhaps not surprisingly, difficult to prove necessitating your need to thoroughly consider your available options and you chances of success before proceeding. At personal injury law firm Swaye Crannie Boyd you'll always find us as close as a phone call away and experienced with legal malpractice claims and cases.
Should you require a personal injury lawyer as a result of legal malpractice or lawyer negligence, or if you simply have questions pertaining to your rights, we're available to assist you in discovering your options and your entitlement to seek legal recourse. We've been serving Southern Ontario for over 50 years ranking us among Ontario and Canada's most established, experienced and enduring personal injury law firms.
While each lawyer negligence case is unique, a legal malpractice claim will typically fall into one of three categories: negligence such as failing to file a suit within the statute of limitations, being improperly prepared for trial or failing to follow court order; breach of contract which essentially means violating the terms of a specific client agreement; or breach of fiduciary trust which typically means a conflict of interest that ultimately fails to do you justice and may in fact cause you harm.
When A Legal Case Becomes Lawyer Malpractice
Legal malpractice or negligence occurs when a lawyer or an attorney fails to adequately perform to the ascribed ethics, standards and codes common to the professional legal industry. It is, however, worth noting that legal malpractice is not simply a matter of a failure to get the outcome you may have expected – you would be required to clearly prove that any other lawyer would have attained the outcome you expected. Common legal malpractices claims arise from a failure to adequately know or apply the law, a failure to meet deadline of legal commitment, planning errors, inadequate discovery and a failure to calendar.
In bringing and winning a legal malpractice negligence case, you must prove your lawyer failed and was negligent, to a point of harm and impairment, by mistake or by breach, to represent you in a competent manner contractually owed to you. You must also prove you would have won your initial case if not for the incompetence or mistakes and you would have collected on a judgment of that case. You should be aware that contingency fees for legal malpractice or lawyer negligence are typically higher than those of other personal injury lawyer cases.
Should you require the professional services of a personal injury lawyer relating to legal malpractice anywhere in Southern Ontario, including Hamilton, Toronto, Brantford, Burlington, Oshawa, Whitby, Oakville and St. Catharines, contact personal injury law firm Swaye Crannie Boyd. We are here and happy to help and we ensure you don’t pay until you win. Please don’t hesitate to contact Swaye Crannie Boyd at 905-524-2861 for a confidential consultation.
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