Asked in Civil Litigation and Landlord - Tenant for Missouri

Q: Can I sue my lawyer for malpractice for not entering all our evidence when she told me she did? Lost case bc of that.

1 Lawyer Answer
Ronald J. Eisenberg
Ronald J. Eisenberg
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Chesterfield, MO
  • Licensed in Missouri

A: I’m not sure what you mean about your landlord not entering evidence. So long as you are within the statute of limitations you may sue. Whether is makes sense to sue is the better question and will depend on many factors. Those factors include the merits of the potential case, whether you are willing to pay an attorney thousands of dollars to sue, whether a good attorney would represent you on a contingency basis, whether a judgment would be collectible, and whether your former attorney might file a counterclaim.

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