Areas of Practice
The firm has a well-earned reputation for success in the courtroom. In the last ten years, 90% of the malpractice cases tried to verdict have resulted in a defense verdict for Clement Rivers, LLP’s clients.
The Professional Liability Practice Group at Clement Rivers, LLP defends professionals accused in many areas including:
- Miscellaneous errors and omissions exposures
- Board Actions
The firm represents a wide variety of professionals, including:
- Stock brokers
- Real estate agents and Brokers
- Insurance Agents
- Home inspectors
- Architects and Engineers
- Marine contractors
- Nursing homes
- Assisted living facilities
The group also represents professionals in credentialing and disciplinary proceedings before state and federal regulatory agencies. Typical claims include:
- Negligent Misrepresentation
- Negligent design and construction
- Pharmaceutical malpractice
- Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Beyond the Courtroom
The firm’s attorneys also understand that, from a professional standpoint, avoiding litigation in the first place is an important goal. The group provides advice and counsel on claims handling, pre-suit risk management, and liability exposure, individually and through seminars and programs for hospitals, nursing homes and other large institutional clients.
When the litigation process does occur, our firm uses a state of the art computer system that enables our attorneys to study national trends in professional liability defense and in the industries served and cultivate a network of the most knowledgeable experts from across the country.
Articles and Case Studies
- Multi-Week Dockets: A Pilot Project by D. Jay Davis, Jr. and Christine K. Toporek
- Stopping the Lawsuit Before It Starts by D. Jay Davis, Jr. and Perry M. Buckner, which has been published in the February 2012 issue of the Bulletin by the South Carolina Dental Association.
- Preparing A Healthcare Provider For A Known And Impending Disruptive Public Health Event by D. Jay Davis, Jr. and J. Camden Hodge
- Professional Liability Case Law Update by D. Jay Davis, Jr. and J. Camden Hodge
- CMS Proposes New Rules For The Long Term Care Industry by D. Jay Davis, Jr. and J. Camden Hodge
- South Carolina Supreme Court Holds That Legal Malpractice Claim Cannot Be Assigned Between Adversaries In Litigation In Which That Alleged Legal Malpractice Arose
- ABA Formal opinion 471 issued July 1, 2015. ABA says your client may or may not be entitled to a copy of the whole file.
- Pharmaceutical Company Pleads Guilty to Felony Health Care Fraud Scheme and Agrees to Pay $125 million in fines to Resolve Criminal Charges and False Claims Act Allegations by D. Jay Davis, Jr. and J. Camden Hodge