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Terry McAvoy Authors DRI Article on Texas Supreme Court Malpractice Case

October 27, 2016

Terrence P. McAvoy, a Chicago-based partner and member of the Lawyers for the Profession® group at Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, authored the article, "Trial Court's Error in Underlying Case Was Superseding Cause of Plaintiffs' Claimed Damages," published in the Professionalism Perspectives Newsletter by DRI on October 14, 2016.

The article analyzes the case, Stanfield v. Neubaum, 2016 WL 3536865 (Tex. June 24, 2016), and how the Texas Supreme Court held that in a legal malpractice case arising from an adverse verdict, the trial court's error in the underlying case was the superseding cause of plaintiffs' claimed damages. The article concludes with Mr. McAvoy discussing the significance of the opinion. 

Read the full article, "Trial Court's Error in Underlying Case Was Superseding Cause of Plaintiffs' Claimed Damages," on the DRI website.

Terrence McAvoy has more than 25 years of civil litigation practice experience in state and federal court, concentrating in the defense of professional liability claims. 

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP is a U.S. based law firm with offices in 11 states and London. The firm's national reputation spans the insurance industry, the professional services sector—including representation of law firms and lawyers—and other highly regulated industries, such as banking and finance and the debt collection sector. Hinshaw also provides a series of closely coordinated litigation, business advisory and transactional services to clients of all sizes as well as governmental and public sector entities.

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