Professional Liability

CASTAYBERT PLLC attorneys are experienced in handling matters of professional liability.  The firm’s practice includes seeking recovery from and defending professionals such as accountants, appraisers, attorneys, securities industry professionals, insurance agents and brokers, architects, engineers and other consultants, in cases involving claims of professional negligence and malpractice.  The firm represents plaintiffs and defendants in such actions.

The firm is thoroughly familiar with the special requirements for bringing such actions and the defenses raised in professional liability cases.  These include issues such as the duty owed by the professional, reliance, due diligence, causation, contributory and comparative negligence, and statute of limitations and the application of the pari delicto doctrine.

The firm is also well acquainted with the common discovery issues posed in professional liability cases, including privilege issues, the questions raised in connection with requests for firm manuals and personnel records, and the discovery of work papers and similar materials.  The firm has worked with many different experts in accounting, due diligence, appraisal, and legal ethics, and has deposed many other professional liability experts.

To learn more about how CASTAYBERT PLLC can help you with professional liability issues, please contact us.