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VINER v. SWEET, B138149

Plaintiffs alleging transactional legal malpractice are not required to prove the opposing side in the contract negotiations would have given them a better deal than the contract terms affected by their attorney's negligence had the negligence not occurred.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/28/2001
  • Published 09/28/2001

Judges

  •  PERLUSS, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  •  Munger, Tolles & Olson, Dennis C. Brown, Mark B. Helm, Allison B. Stein, Los Angeles, Steven W. Hawkins;  Paul J. Watford, Los Angeles;  Kester & Isenberg and Charles F. Kester, Woodland Hills, for Defendants and Appellants., Christensen, Miller, Fink, Jacobs, Glaser, Weil & Shapiro, Patricia L. Glaser, Peter C. Sheridan, Los Angeles, and Mila Livitz for Plaintiffs and Respondents.
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