Jury Awards $397K Legal Mal Verdict to City Over Advice in Civil Rights Case

, New York Law Journal


A jury awarded a legal malpractice verdict of almost $397,000 to a Westchester County municipality claiming that its counsel for a group of civil rights cases incorrectly advised that it would not be on the hook for the plaintiffs' legal fees.

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Originally appeared in print as Jury Finds for White Plains in Legal Malpractice Suit

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  • Bruce Reznick

    Most lawyers know that Federal Courts almost always award legal fees in these types of cases !

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