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Associated counsel/expert gave bad advice: who’s liable to the client?

Consider the following scenario. Outside general counsel for a company is asked some complicated tax questions, but lacks tax law expertise. They recommend a tax lawyer acquaintance to the client [...]

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Is a referring lawyer liable for another lawyer’s malpractice? Maybe!

Under the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct, there’s nothing ethically wrong with a lawyer referring a case to another lawyer. It’s common to see referrals by a personal injury [...]