A Better Way of Resolving Attorney’s Fees Disputes

I’ve been receiving more inquiries in recent months from prospective clients who are in disputes over fees charged by an attorney who previously represented them in a matter, and who now claims that fees are owed by the client.    In…

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Should I accept a full refund from an attorney in case of legal malpractice?

Additional Information: My attorney did not follow professional rules of conduct and made some major mistakes in handling the dispute in the purchase of our Wellesley home.   He has acknowledged that he fouled up the litigation. Should I accept a…

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Do we have a case against the title search company?

Additional Information: We paid for a title search on property in Wayland but found out after purchase the title was never clear.  We received a certified letter stating that the property had been auctioned off for back taxes and would…

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We just found out new home has defective foundation. Can we sue the seller or real estate agent?

Additional Information: My wife and I moved into our first home in Wellesley and discovered a defective foundation.  We contacted engineers and contractors and discovered that the sellers had contacted them previously for foundation repair bids.   The foundation issues were…

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Property doesn’t meet needs of my business. Can I sue seller?

Additional Information: I bought a commercial property in Natick and now due to disputed property lines have determined that the property is unsuitable for my business.  Before we closed, the seller told me that there was a pending boundary dispute…

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Can I sue my accountant for damages my business has suffered?

Additional Information: Can I sue my accountant?  It appears as though there were significant errors with my taxes from 2009 and now I am being audited.  I understand I am responsible for the tax filing, but can I sue him…

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Can I sue my attorney for legal malpractice?

Additional Information: He was supposed to set up an equal ownership partnership agreement for my small business in Needham.  My business partner and I are in the process of selling the company but it as it turns out I will…

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What would be required of me to file a professional malpractice suit?

Additional Information: I had been seeing a therapist in Newton for over 10 years to try to resolve some issues that developed from my childhood. He violated boundaries and took advantage of me.  I want to file charges and sue…

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Do we have a professional malpractice claim?

Additional Information: My husband passed away while we were separated, but not yet divorced.  Our Framingham house was in his name only so I hired a probate attorney. He told me it would be 6 months to a year before…

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Do I have a case to sue my divorce attorney?

Additional Information: I just settled in mediation.  I am receiving less child support than what I think I am entitled to.  My attorney had 2 days to review the discovery documents, she never reviewed them with me.  I asked her…

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