14th Court: Legal-Malpractice Claims, Proceeds Not Assignable

, Texas Lawyer

Precedent and policy prohibit the assignment of debtors' legal-malpractice claims to a creditor. That's what Houston's 14th Court of Appeals held on July 22 in InLiner Americas Inc., et al. v. MaComb Funding Group.Professor Ann Graham (pictured) of Texas Tech University School of Law agrees with the 14th Court. "You don't want unrelated parties purchasing claims against lawyers," she says.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at customercare@alm.com