What is the Legal Malpractice Lawsuit Process Like?

Posted February 11th, 2020.

Categories: Legal Malpractice, Uncategorized.

There are few things more unsettling than hiring an attorney to help you with a legal matter, only to have that attorney make your situation even worse. Though it sounds unbelievable, the unfortunate reality is that it happens more than we’d like to admit. Fortunately, our firm has been dedicated to helping victims of legal malpractice for years, and we are ready to do the same for you. If you find yourself in this unfortunate situation, please read on and reach out to our experienced New Jersey legal malpractice attorney to learn more about how our firm can help you through the legal process going forward.

How long do legal malpractice lawsuits take?

Though we cannot say with certainty the exact length of your legal malpractice case, we can tell you that oftentimes, these cases take between three and four years to resolve. That being said, there are certain cases that we can resolve in less time, and vice versa. Though we understand you want your case to conclude as soon as possible, the truth is, the more complex your case, the longer it will take. Fortunately, you can rest assured you have an experienced attorney on your side who is ready to be your advocate, every step of the way.

What happens in a legal malpractice lawsuit?

Filing a legal malpractice lawsuit can seem overwhelming, however, with a knowledgeable attorney on your side, it does not have to be. Attorney Guralnick has helped countless individuals recover the compensation they deserve for years, and he is ready to do the same for you. The first step in winning a legal malpractice lawsuit is proving that you were, in fact, that attorney’s client, and that he or she, therefore, owed you a fiduciary duty. A fiduciary duty essentially means that your attorney is legally obligated to act solely in your best interests. If you can prove that your attorney breached that fiduciary duty either maliciously or carelessly, and your case was lost or negatively impacted and you suffered significant damages as a result, there is a very good chance you will have a valid case of legal malpractice. While yes, we understand that the last thing you want to do after being let down by an attorney is hire another attorney, we are here to assure you that your rights are our utmost concern, and we will fight to represent you, every step of the way.

Contact our experienced New Jersey firm

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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