Lawyer writing through legal fees.

Legal Fee Disputes: 7 Things Clients Should Know

People in the U.S. spend over $100 billion in legal fees each year. Most of these legal fees are collected by ethical attorneys. Unfortunately, however, some lawyers take advantage of their clients by charging them more than what is warranted under the circumstances. A client who believes that his or her attorney’s legal fees are…

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Attorney going over legal malpractice case with client.

Elements of a Legal Malpractice Case

Legal malpractice occurs when an attorney’s failure to act in a way that is consistent with the legal profession’s standard of care causes harm to a client. In order to prevail in a legal malpractice case, a person must prove the following elements:  The existence of an attorney-client relationship The first thing an individual must…

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