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Professional Liability, E+O, D+O

Professional liability claims not only involve monetary attacks; they attack the reputation of the professional, the profession, and can put at risk the very existence of an organization.

Having litigated countless professional liability, E&O/D&O claims, Buckley King has earned its reputation for developing effective strategies, taking complex cases to trial and delivering results. Being sensitive to the disruption and emotional impact these claims can have, our attorneys work to minimize that impact with clear communication and straight answers. We investigate, analyze, counsel and negotiate on behalf of a wide range of professionals and their employers, including:

  • Accountants
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Attorneys
  • Brokers and Agents
  • Clinical Laboratories
  • Dentists
  • Directors and Officers
  • Executives
  • Financial Advisors
  • Hospitals
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Insurance Agents
  • Lenders
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nursing Homes
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians and Physician Groups
  • Psychiatrists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Trustees

professional objectivity

Buckley King works with its clients to create an effective strategy based on a credible assessment of the risks and a clear understanding the clients' goals. Our focus on successful resolution has delivered favorable results both in and out of the courtroom. Our team of attorneys include a veteran trial court judge, contributing a unique perspective for the entire litigation process.

In addition to providing an aggressive, individualized defense, we have handled matters of first impression and attained positive outcomes in:

  • Disciplinary Board Investigations and Hearings
  • Peer Review and Privilege Issues
  • Private Dispute Resolution Venues
  • Professional Licensing Disputes
  • Risk Management Evaluations

In state and federal courts, in alternative dispute resolution venues, and before professional licensing and disciplinary boards, we litigate professional liability claims, many times to verdict. Our attorneys routinely serve as expert witnesses in ethics and professional liability hearings and provide discreet, private counsel in volatile actions.