Legal Malpractice Attorneys in Glen Burnie, MD
Representing clients that were injured due to negligence
If you feel that you were not properly represented by an attorney, you may have some recourse under the law. All lawyers are required to maintain certain ethical and practical standards, and if they do not meet those standards, you could have a case for a legal malpractice claim.
As a client, you need to be able to trust that your attorney has your best interests at heart, and does everything they can do to get you the result you deserve. If that trust has been betrayed, then contact the legal malpractice attorneys from Henderson Law in Glen Burnie, MD. Our attorneys will help you seek compensation for any substandard representation you received in the past. You have rights, so let us help you fight for them.
Standards for a Legal Malpractice Claim in Maryland
Simply losing a case does not qualify as legal malpractice. There are 3 requirements that must be met for it to apply.
- The attorney must have been hired by the client, as opposed to getting a free consultation, for example
- The attorney’s performance did not meet professional standards
- The attorney’s poor performance led to a loss for the client
The law is complicated, and every case is different. Because of this, and the fact that you would be going against attorneys, legal malpractice claims are very hard to prove. There are many factors to consider, and you will need someone on your side with legal expertise that can conduct a proper investigation into the facts of the case. For example, your attorney may have been negligent, but it can be difficult to show that you wouldn’t have lost your case anyway. Henderson Law will look at every detail of your case to make sure that you get the compensation you deserve and that your previous attorneys are held accountable.
What Are Some Examples of Legal Malpractice in Glen Burnie, MD?
Legal malpractice can take the form of a small mistake that leads to big issues, or a big mistake. Some of the most common examples include not filing paperwork before a deadline, not interviewing witnesses, or misapplying the law to the facts of the case. It could also be malpractice if an attorney ignores your wishes and gets an unfavorable result.
At Henderson Law, we understand legal malpractice law. We will take a look at your unique case and examine every detail. After that, we can craft a strategy based on the specific facts of your situation. Every case is different, which means you need a unique strategy that suits yours.
Is There a Statute of Limitations for Legal Malpractice Claims in Glen Burnie, MD?
In Maryland there is a statute of limitations of three years for legal malpractice claims. This might seem like a long time, but it can go by quickly. You need to make sure that you have all of your ducks in a row before you file. It is also tricky to nail down a specific date of the malpractice, since many cases can last for years. There is no benefit in delaying. Contact Henderson Law right away while the details of your case are fresh in your mind and so that you can get the process started quickly. If your attorney did not provide you with the representation that you deserve, then you don’t want to make any mistakes when pursuing your claim.
The legal malpractice attorneys at Henderson Law are committed to helping Glen Burnie residents get the compensation they need after ineffective representation. Call today to schedule a free consultation and to get the process started right away.
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Cities We Serve
Henderson Law is accepting new cases in the District of Columbia and Maryland. Henderson Law is willing to take new clients across the State of Maryland, including, but not limited to, new cases arising in the following cities: Annapolis, MD | Crofton, MD | Bowie, MD | Baltimore, MD | Glen Burnie, MD | Columbia, MD | Frederick, MD | Bethesda, MD | Ellicott City, MD | Dundalk, MD | Bel Air South, MD | Aspen Hill, MD | Gaithersburg, MD | Germantown, MD | Potomac, MD | and North Bethesda, MD.
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