Professional liability deals with legal concerns put forth by patients and clients who have been negatively affected by the negligent actions of a professional. With professional liability law, the general principles of negligence apply in that a negligence claim can be brought against any profession whose actions have caused damage or harm to the plaintiff. This harm refers to significant financial losses or physical harm.
Examples of allegations associated with professional liability suits include allegations of insufficient diligence, breach of professional standards, negligence, etc.
Allegations like these can lead to civil proceedings, securities commission hearings, disciplinary charges, criminal allegations, etc.
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