This is an opinion from the Indiana Supreme Court suspending a lawyer for failing to prosecute the client’s medical malpractice claim. The lawyer also failed to keep the client informed of the statute of the matter – specifically that the case had been dismissed.
The findings were as follows:
1.3: Failure to act with reasonable diligence and promptness.
1.4(a)(3): Failure to keep a client reasonably informed about the status of a matter.
1.4(a)(4): Failure to comply promptly with a client’s reasonable requests for information.