Am I Able to Sue if My Attorney Lost My File?

Posted May 5th, 2021.

Categories: Legal Malpractice.

Losing clients’ file or evidence is a common type of malpractice. This seems like a mistake that would be easy to avoid, but unfortunately, it happens often. Losing a client’s file or evidence can negatively affect the client and can even cost the client their case. It is a careless and malicious act to lose a client’s file. If your legal situation has taken a turn for the worse as a result of your attorney’s negligence, you may have a case of legal malpractice. Continue reading to discover the best way to achieve the justice you deserve after being wronged by your attorney. It is important to be able to hold your attorney accountable for this careless mistake. Reach out to an experienced New Jersey legal malpractice attorney today to learn more.

Attorneys Losing File or Evidence

The most common causes of an attorney losing evidence or a client’s file are careless lack of organization or huge miscommunication. To avoid this problem in the future, reach out to a firm that has an extension electronic database where your case will be properly filed and accessible whenever necessary. It is also important for your attorney to remain in constant communication with you to remain in touch through every step of the legal process. If your attorney has been failing to keep you in the loop, this might be because they are not regularly examining your file. This could eventually lead to your file or evidence being lost.

In any case, losing a file or evidence is unacceptable. If your case has been worsened by this act of negligence, you may have a case for malpractice. Our firm is confident in our communication and organizational skills. We have both paper and digital forms of all records. This ensures that we will never lose or misplace any files or evidence relevant to each case we work on.

Reach out to our firm today to receive the compensation you deserve after being wronged by the act of negligence by your attorney. Call our experienced New jersey legal malpractice attorney today to get started.

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The Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick is an experienced and committed legal team for clients throughout the state of New Jersey. Our team effectively serves victims of legal malpractice. If you require the services of a dedicated attorney, please contact The Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick today for a free consultation.

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