Judgment Against Law Firm Reversed Based on Failure to Prove Collectibility
January 15, 2010 in Case Summaries
Jeff Levinger represented a national law firm in the appeal of a $1.2 million judgment in a legal malpractice case arising out of a complex civil suit. The Texas Supreme Court reversed, holding that the plaintiff had failed to prove that a favorable judgment in the underlying suit would have been collectible from the defendant in the underlying suit. Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld v. NDR, 299 S.W. 3d 106 (Tex. 2009).
Courts: Supreme Court of Texas, Texas Intermediate Appellate Courts
Subject Matter: Ethics & Professional Malpractice