The Primerus Defense Institute Premises Liability Practice Group Presents the:
Legal Professional Liability Webinar
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. PDT/ 2:00 p.m. EDT/ 7:00 p.m. BST
The Legal Professional Liability webinar will cover the following topics:
Presented By: Richard C. Wuestling, Esq. – Wuestling & James, LC (St. Louis, MO)
Key elements of a Legal Malpractice Cause of Action will be discussed by Mr. Wuestling including; that an attorney-client relationship existed; the defendant acted negligently or in breach of contract; the defendant’s acts were the proximate cause of the plaintiff’s damages; and that but for the defendant’s conduct the plaintiff would have been successful in the underlying claim.
Presented By: Thomas F. Gallagher, Esq. – Thomas Paschos & Associates, P.C. (Haddonfield, NJ)
Discussing attorneys’ potential exposure of liability to third parties. Circumstances where exposure may exist and factors courts review in determining whether a duty is owed to a non-client plaintiff.
Presented By: Joel Collins – Collins & Lacy, P. C. (Columbia, SC)
Lawyers can be difficult clients, particularly when they are being sued for malpractice. Mr. Collins will discuss strategies to help the lawyer and insurance claim supervisor who must deal with lawyer-defendants. He will also offer recommendations of how you can make your client more comfortable with the process.