Mt Meadows Area, CA asked in Civil Litigation, Products Liability and Legal Malpractice for California

Q: If a law firm defends a plaintiff knowing there is a conflict of interest because they represent defendant in the past ?

If a law firm intentionally Mis represents a plaintiff , has his case dismissed intentionally and you later find out why they did because they represented one of the defendants in the past. Does that allow the plantiff since his civil rights where violated a new civil trial for product liability ?

2 Lawyer Answers
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
Answered
  • Legal Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Licensed in California

A: It is grounds for a legal malpractice lawsuit.

William John Light
William John Light
Answered
  • Products Liability Lawyer
  • Riverside, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Maybe, if you are within the time frame to re-file your lawsuit. It may also allow you to pursue a legal malpractice lawsuit.

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