Bookman v. Davidson,  136 So. 3d 1276 (Fla. 1st DCA 2014), presented an issue of first impression for the Florida appellate court, specifically, whether a successor personal representative of an estate may bring a cause of action for legal malpractice against an attorney hired by his predecessor (the initial personal representative) to provide services necessary to the administration of the estate. The answer — yes.

via Successor Personal Representative Has Standing to Sue Attorney for Prior Personal Representative for Malpractice.

Posted by Lewis J. Saret, Co-General Editor, Wealth Strategies Journal.