Q: Is it malpractice stating you filed a case in state court - when you did not?
Attorney did not file in State Court (missed deadline for statute of limitations) - but repeated stated he filed the case. When does the malpractice take place - when he mislead and lied? The attorney in question - was lying about filing - while he had malpractice insurance. The date to file ended Feb 2017 and to this moment he claims he filed - but he did not. He's malpractice insurance ended in October 2016 - and the case should have been filed years before in 2014. Can I file a claim of malpractice - under the policy he had in place - given the lying?
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