Statute of Limitations on Legal Malpractice in NJ

If you believe that you have a legal malpractice claim, you may wonder about the Statute of Limitations for Legal Malpractice in NJ. The New Jersey Supreme Court addressed this issue in McGrogan v. Till, 167 N.J. 414 (1999). The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that there is one Statute of Limitations that applies to […]

This article examines the elements of a legal malpractice claim.  Every client should recognize that no two cases are the same.  The success or failure of a case depends upon the specific facts. The first question is whether there was a duty owed by the attorney to the client.  The easiest way to establish a […]

Ron Wronko Wins Billing Fraud Trial – In October 2014, Ron Wronko won a billing fraud trial in Morris County before the Honorable Donald S. Coburn, J.S.C., against a Morristown Law Firm (“MLF”). MLF sued Mr. Wronko’s clients for alleged unpaid legal fees. MLF charged its clients in excess of $100,000 in legal fees and […]

In the recently decided legal malpractice case of Cottone v. Fox Rothschild, LLP, the New Jersey Appellate Division found that lawyers may have a duty to explain settlement terms, even if the terms are perfectly clear, to a sophisticated client. The plaintiff, a businessman, claimed that his attorney committed legal malpractice by failing to explain an […]