We are both blessed and cursed that people who want to sue their lawyers dial our phone number a lot. We spend a tremendous amount of time screening cases to separate the ones that can get to the finish line from those that can’t. Many times when we meet with potential clients, they say “just […]
Dallas Business Journal had the “successfully sue your lawyer” ad for Johnston Tobey Baruch on the back cover recently. This is one of three JTB ads now running in the DBJ and D CEO Magazine. This current advertising campaign emphasizes the strength of the Johnston Tobey Baruch law firm in three specialized areas of litigation […]
Malpractice is not inevitable. In most cases, it can be prevented with a little common sense. Veteran professional malpractice attorney Randy Johnston tells how to know when you are dangerously close to committing malpractice and how to pull back from where the ice is thin.
Randy Johnston, who is often retained as an expert witness in a variety of cases, was quoted recently by The Texas Lawbook on a case where one attorney actually slapped the hand of opposing counsel during a contentious deposition. The question was whether this was a breach of professionalism or whether it was justified. When asked […]
For years I have wondered whether a corporation could sue its own general counsel for malpractice. The lawyer clearly represents the client. Unquestionably, the General Counsel owes the client/employer a duty to act within the standard of care.
The US Supreme Court recently heard arguments in a legal malpractice case arising out of a patent infringement lawsuit filed on behalf of a JohnstonTobey client.