Can I Take Legal Action Against My Attorney if They Lost My File?

Posted October 12th, 2021.

Categories: Legal Malpractice.

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One of the most common types of legal malpractice is when an attorney loses a client’s file or evidence. This act can negatively affect the client. It can even cost the client their case. If this has happened to you and your legal situation has taken a turn for the worse as a result, you may have a valid case of legal malpractice. To discover the best way to achieve the justice you deserve, continue reading and reach out to our experienced legal malpractice attorney who will work to hold your attorney accountable for this careless mistake. Give our firm a call today to learn more about our services and how we can assist you. Our legal team is prepared to take on your case today. Pick up the phone today to get started.

Am I able to sue if my attorney lost my file?

When an attorney loses a client’s file or evidence, this is often due to the fact that they are acting carelessly, lack organization, or have hugely miscommunicated with their client. In the future, it is best to retain the services of a firm that has an electronic database where your case will be filed and accessible when you need it. To avoid a file from being lost, your attorney should remain in constant communication with you through each step of the legal process. If this does not occur, this might mean that they are not regularly examining your file, which could lead to your file or evidence being lost.

No matter the cause of this negligent act, losing a file or evidence is unacceptable behavior for an attorney. You may have a case for malpractice if your case has been worsened by this act of negligence. Our firm is confident in our ability to hold your attorney in question accountable for this mistake. We are also confident in our communication and organizational skills. Plus, we offer both paper and digital forms of all records to ensure that they will never be lost or misplaced.

To recover the compensation you deserve, reach out to our firm today to learn how we can assist you in filing your legal malpractice claim. Give us a call to schedule your initial consultation with our team. We are prepared to walk you through the legal process ahead to achieve the compensation you deserve.

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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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