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Gregory A. Anderson



Attorney Malpractice - Professional Liability - Legal Negligence


Legal malpractice may arise from an attorney’s misconduct or failure to use adequate levels of care, skill or diligence in the performance of his duties, and occur if he commits an error, omission or breach of duty to his client that results in a negative legal outcome or monetary loss for the client or a third party.


The four general areas of legal malpractice are:


  • Negligent Error
  • Negligence in the Professional Relationship
  • Fee Disputes
  • Adversary or Non-client claims Against an Attorney


Attorney malpractice can take many forms. Here are some examples of legal negligence that might lead to a lawsuit:


There are a many instances of legal negligence. You may have grounds for a lawsuit if your attorney gives you improper legal advice, prepares documents incorrectly, fails to file a complaint or other documents, pursues excessive litigation at your expense, mishandles funds or commits a breach attorney-client privilege, to name a few examples.


If you have sustained losses due to a lawyer’s negligence, it is crucial to seek the advice of an experienced legal malpractice attorney as soon as possible to preserve your rights. You will have a set time frame in which to pursue a case.


In Florida, the statute of limitations for legal malpractice is defined in Section 95.11(4)(a) as follows:


    "(4) Within two years. (a) An action for professional malpractice, other than medical malpractice,

    whether founded on contract or tort; provided that the period of limitations shall run from the

    time the cause of action is discovered or should have been discovered with the exercise of due



At the law firm of AndersonGlenn LLP, attorney, Greg Anderson, is one of the foremost legal malpractice attorneys in the state of Florida. While legal malpractice cases rarely go to trial, Mr. Anderson has successfully tried more than five cases to conclusion and settled dozens “on the court-house steps.”


Mr. Anderson’s in-depth knowledge of the Rules of Professional Responsibility, his prior experience as a shareholder in 50-lawyer and then 500-lawyer law firms as well as his understanding of the theories and defenses, have not only resulted in well over $30 million in judgments and settlements for his clients, but also in his being chosen as one of the original authors of the Florida Bar’s legal treatise, “Liability of Lawyers in Florida,”  (Florida Bar, 1992).


Listed in Martindale-Hubbell’s Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, AndersonGlenn LLP is among select law firm recognized for professional excellence and the highest levels of skill and integrity.


If you believe you are a victim of legal malpractice and need legal help to protect your rights and hold liable parties responsible, we invite you to contact AndersonGlenn LLP to arrange an appointment at your convenience.


Click here to visit our listing of media reports on Mr. Anderson’s various recoveries and for further information on his results.


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