• How to Pour Water on the Fire of Punitive Damages
  • January 28, 2016 | Author: Melissa M Lessell
  • Law Firm: Deutsch Kerrigan LLP - New Orleans Office
  • Punitive damages claims are on the rise in legal malpractice cases. This not only changes the nature of the allegations brought against attorney-defendants but also significantly impacts the strategy employed throughout the litigation in light of the higher dollar value exposure and coverage concerns, according to speakers at the Fall 2015 National Legal Malpractice Conference.