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Posted: January 21, 2015

“But for” Standard for Legal Malpractice Applies Equally to Accountant Malpractice Claim

On January 8, 2015, Justice Friedman of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Hamadeh v. Spaulding, 2015 NY Slip Op. 30027(U), examining the causation standard for an accounting malpractice claim. In Hamadeh, the defendants moved to dismiss the accounting malpractice claims against them. In deciding that motion, the court reviewed the… Read more »