CLEMENT RIVERS, LLP | 25 CALHOUN ST, SUITE 400
CHARLESTON, SC 29401 | 843-577-4000

Professional Liability

Our 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.

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

Our Attorneys

News

Declaration honoring Molony

Wilbur E. Johnson’s IAAM legacy