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Yes, you may be able to recover these payment based on a claim of negligence / legal malpractice against the law. This is typically what must be proven:
(1) The defendant owed a legal duty to the plaintiff, (2) The defendant breached that duty, and (3) The breach was a proximate cause of the plaintiff's personal injury or property damages.
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