Larry H. Parker is being sued by a former client for malpractice. The Law offices of Larry H. Parker is famous for depicting clients obtaining high level settlements for their injuries. However, the firm is being sued today for malpractice. The offices former client contest through her attorney that her attorney failed to consider a possible claim against other parties.
The client was seriously injured as a result of a car accident on a dangerous and flooded stretch of highway. In the lawsuit the former client contest that her attorney failed to investigate a possible claim against the city. Generally with these types of claims you have 6 months from the date of the accident to bring forth a cause of action. Since a year has passed from the date of the injury the former client can no longer bring a cause of action. While the Law office of Larry H. Parker have denied any wrongdoing, it will be interesting to see whether they will be held liable for malpractice.
Knowing the statutory deadlines for your case is important. Generally you have 2 years from the date of the accident to file a claim for a personal injury law suit. If the claim is against a public entity you have 6 months from the date of the accident. Public entities include certain MTA operated bus lines, CALTRANS and other public entities.
If you have been injured in a car accident and are now seeking compensation for you r injuries, make sure you know your rights. Speak with a professional before moving forward.