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Law Office of Mark A. Ticer - Legal Malpractice | Video Transcript

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[GRAPHIC: LAW OFFICE OF MARK A. TICER, Insurance Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Personal Injury, 214-219-4220 or 1-800-963-3378, WWW.TICERLAWFIRM.COM, 4144 North Central Expressway | Suite 1255 | Dallas, TX 75204]

MARK A. TICER: Legal malpractice is holding a lawyer or a law firm accountable for their conduct in the handling of a client's case. It means that they are no different or special than anyone else that might be sued, from the mishandling or the negligence in their conduct in representing a client. If a client's lost faith in his current attorney, number one, I would suggest they sit down, if I can help them with their attorney, and see if they can open up a line of communication. Barring that, then we can work towards having that attorney discharged in a proper way, transferring the file, getting the information so the client is prejudiced in a minimal amount or perhaps none at all with the transfer of a case to another lawyer. My experience with legal malpractice cases probably started 15 or 20 years ago when cases should--were coming across my desk from lawyers that either had mishandled a case, had caused a client to lose a claim, had minimized the damages, or settled a case for their own self interest. That can't go on. Lawyers should be held accountable, just like any other litigant, any other person, any other defendant. We're not special. We're professionals. We should be judged to a standard of a professional. And we should be honest and straightforward in our dealings with our clients.

[GRAPHIC: LAW OFFICE OF MARK A. TICER, Insurance Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Personal Injury, 214-219-4220 or 1-800-963-3378, WWW.TICERLAWFIRM.COM, 4144 North Central Expressway | Suite 1255 | Dallas, TX 75204]