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Professional Liability

Professional Liability

Cooper & Scully, P.C. has extensive experience in representing professionals including:

  • Attorneys
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Designers
  • Accountants
  • Directors and Officers
  • Insurance Brokers and Agents
  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents
  • Title Companies
  • Banking Professionals
  • Physicians and Health Care Providers

Please see our Health Care practice page.
 

We represent professionals under insurers' errors and omissions policies and also directly when the professional is self-insured. We also represent professionals before administrative and disciplinary boards.

Our work for professionals includes claims concerning:

  • Negligence
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duty
  • Fraud
  • Conspiracy
  • Breach of Contract
  • Ownership Disputes
  • Governance Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination

We also assist professionals in negotiation of contracts, risk transfer provisions, insurance coverage and application, and complaints concerning professional services.

 

Legal Malpractice

We have handled numerous legal malpractice cases over many years. The firm has represented legal professionals ranging from some of the largest law firms in the country to sole practitioners involving a wide variety of legal specialties and underlying claims and transactions including:

  • Negligence
  • Breach of fiduciary duty
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Failure to define scope of engagement
  • The scope of duty owed to non-clients
  • Missed statutes of limitation/deadlines
  • Claims of actual and constructive fraud
  • Failure to follow instructions or obtain client consent
  • Breach of contract
  • Grievance matters