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Professional Liability

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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:

  • Negligence
  • Malpractice
  • Miscellaneous errors and omissions exposures
  • Board Actions

The firm represents a wide variety of professionals, including:

  • Doctors
  • Hospitals
  • Nurses
  • Dentists
  • Lawyers
  • Stock brokers
  • Accountants
  • 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:

  • Malpractice
  • Negligence
  • Negligent Misrepresentation
  • Fraud
  • Churning
  • 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.

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