Professional liability is also commonly known as professional malpractice or professional negligence. These types of cases arise when a licensed professional (doctor/nurse/hospital, lawyer, accountant, engineer, architect, dentist, podiatrist, nurse, chiropractor, financial consultant, etc.) fails to follow accepted standards of care – that is a departure from accepted practice. As a result, injury may occur. The injury could be a personal damage, a financial damage or both.
It is important to consult with an experienced malpractice attorney as soon as possible following such an incident. These cases must be brought within a specified period of time which may be difficult to determine. An experienced malpractice attorney will be able to assist you in the timely filing of your claim. Also, a professional liability attorney can guide you through the complex laws which govern these types of cases.
Often times these cases turn upon the careful selection of competent expert witnesses who assist the lawyer, the Court and the jury understand the complex issues which arise. An experienced malpractice attorney can select strong/qualified expert witnesses to assist in the preparation and prosecution of the case.
Our office handles professional liability claims on behalf of clients in a variety of areas: medical malpractice, hospital/nursing malpractice, accountant malpractice, nursing home malpractice, financial consultant malpractice, insurance broker/agent malpractice, architect malpractice, veterinary malpractice, builder/home contractor malpractice, engineering malpractice and others.
Kevin M. Siegel has offices located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Marlton, New Jersey. Contact the Law Offices of Kevin M. Siegel today toll free at (800) 735-8025, at the Pennsylvania office at (215) 421-7773 or at the New Jersey office at (856) 988-5520.