Professional Liability

In Ontario, certain professionals have a legal responsibility to their clients. There are many different fields in which professional liability can affect, including medicine, law, finance, and construction. Professional liability is designed to maintain the standard of care and work in high-stakes industries. If you've recently been served with a lawsuit for negligence or professional liability, the experienced civil lawyer in Toronto and Ontario, Robert Karrass, and the Karrass Law team can help you. 


Who Can Be Affected By Liability Lawsuits?

Professional liability mandates professionals to adhere to the standards and practices accepted in their respective fields.

Some professionals that may find themselves in need of a civil litigation lawyer because of professional liability include: 

When Does Professional Liability Warrant a Civil Lawsuit?

If a professional has breached a contract, failed to deliver the standard of care, or has been negligent in their fulfillment of duties that result in harm or loss, a lawsuit seeking professional liability may ensue. Many professionals obtain liability insurance to offset the costs of legal actions and settlements in these situations.  

Allegations in professional liability suits can vary, but common examples include:

For more insight into how this can affect you and how to best proceed with your defence, talk to an experienced civil lawyer with a proven track record. At Karrass Law, our professionals provide personal legal advice and action for the plaintiff or defendant. 


Signs You Should Pursue Legal Action

If you've been negatively affected by a professional you've trusted to the point of financial loss or personal harm, you may benefit from a civil lawsuit. Some indicators that you have a valid case include:

If you notice any of the above signs, book a consultation with the leading litigation boutique in Toronto, Karrass Law. 

Signs of Defence Against Professional Liability Lawsuits

If you or your business has been named in a lawsuit for negligence, contract breach, or other forms of professional liability, the legal team at Karrass Law may be able to help. Our team will review your case and help you build the most robust defence possible. Defending against a professional liability lawsuit involves several key strategies:

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