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Tort/Negligence – Attorneys – Legal Malpractice – Civil Practice – Statute of Limitations – Workers’ Compensation – Personal Injury (access required)

Kimmer v. Wright Even before plaintiff’s workers’ comp claim was decided against him, his lawyer had admitted to making the mistake of settling with the third-party tortfeasor without giving notice to plaintiff’s employer, thereby endangering plaintiff’s workers‘ comp claim. Plaintiff was not entitled to await the outcome of his workers’ comp claim before filing a legal malpractice claim against his lawyer.

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