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LeClairRyan's Accountant and Attorney Liability NewsBrief

02/07/2018

Our attorneys have published the Winter 2018 edition of LeClairRyan's Accountant and Attorney Liability NewsBrief, available at the link below.

In this issue:

  • Resolutions for a Harassment Free New Year
  • Defining the Attorney-Client Relationship to Avoid Future Disqualification
  • No Legal Malpractice When Attorney Allegedly Failed to Include Provision In Agreement
  • DOL Adopts “Primary Beneficiary” Test for Interns
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claim Against Accountant Allowed To Proceed
  • Massachusetts SJC Holds Tahitian Court Error Does Not Absolve Law Firm Negligence
  • Violation of the Security Deposit Statute Does Not Lead to an Award Of Treble Damages
  • Business Judgment Rule Not Applied Where Question Existed as to Good Faith Basis of Board of Directors’ Decision Not to Pursue Fraud Claim Against Former Director
  • Violation of the Security Deposit Statute Does Not Lead to an Award Of Treble Damages
  • Business Judgment Rule Not Applied Where Question Existed as to Good Faith Basis of Board of Directors’ Decision Not to Pursue Fraud Claim Against Former Director
  • Failure to List a Personal Injury Claim on Bankruptcy Schedule Does Not Bar Claim For Legal Malpractice in Personal Injury Case Where Counsel Failed To File Before Running of Statute of Limitations

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Download the Winter 2018 Issue (PDF)