Professional Malpractice and Liability

Professional Malpractice and Liability Claims? We Have Successfully Navigated the Terrain with Proven Strategies

The issues presented when a professional’s judgment and reputation are challenged are neither simple nor routine. They require astute legal understanding and veteran experience before judges and juries to demonstrate that each client belongs to a profession with its own standards of practice and ethical proscriptions. We are adept at demonstrating to lay jurors how the client’s conduct adhered to accepted professional standards and practices.

Garrett & Tully attorneys have successfully defended professional clients in a wide variety of cases for more than 40 years in multiple industries. Our representation has included:

  • Attorneys
  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Tax preparers
  • Insurance agents and brokers
  • Real estate agents and brokers
  • Escrow officers
  • Corporate officers and directors
  • Appraisers

Since errors and omissions claims affect the client both professionally and personally, Garrett & Tully attorneys are highly responsive, efficient, and result-oriented so that clients can move through this difficult process quickly and effectively.

Garrett & Tully has successfully defended professionals in cases involving:

  • Income tax
  • Estate tax
  • Auditing
  • Bankruptcy malpractice
  • Probate
  • Business litigation
  • Shareholder derivative actions
  • Business entity formation and dissolution
  • Insurance broker negligence
  • Real estate transactions and litigation
  • Estate planning
  • Malicious prosecution and abuse of process
  • Intellectual property
  • Anti-SLAPP issues
  • Antitrust
  • Cartwright Act
  • Unfair competition
  • Privacy, Embezzlement, Escrow and sub-escrow negligence
  • Appellate malpractice
  • Family law issues