The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has held that a claim for damages resulting from legal malpractice is assignable and the attorney-client relationship may no longer be used to protect an attorney from the consequences of legal malpractice.
Hedlund Manufacturing Company, Inc. v. Weiser, Stapler & Spiyak, 517 Pa. 522, 539 A.2d 357 (1988).
Robert P. Boyer,
Assignments - Attorney and Client,
Duq. L. Rev.
Available at: https://dsc.duq.edu/dlr/vol27/iss4/12