Professional Liability

Professional liability and malpractice defense are critical practice areas for Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion (RSSC), a prominent law firm serving clients in Missouri and Illinois. This aspect of legal representation involves defending professionals, including doctors, lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers, and other licensed professionals, against allegations of negligence, errors, omissions, or misconduct in the performance of their professional duties.

Professionals are held to high standards of care and competency in their respective fields, and allegations of professional negligence or malpractice can have serious consequences, including financial liability, damage to professional reputations, and potential disciplinary action. RSSC’s attorneys are experienced in representing professionals across a wide range of industries in defending against such allegations and protecting their interests.

Medical malpractice defense is a significant component of professional liability defense, involving allegations of negligence or misconduct by healthcare providers in the diagnosis, treatment, or care of patients. RSSC’s attorneys are skilled at defending physicians, nurses, hospitals, and other healthcare professionals against malpractice claims, conducting thorough investigations, and presenting compelling evidence to refute the allegations and protect their clients’ interests.

Legal malpractice defense involves allegations of negligence, errors, or omissions by attorneys in the provision of legal services to clients. RSSC’s attorneys provide aggressive defense representation to lawyers and law firms facing malpractice claims, challenging the validity of the allegations and advocating for their clients’ interests in negotiations, mediations, or court proceedings.

Accounting malpractice defense involves allegations of negligence or misconduct by accountants, auditors, or accounting firms in the performance of accounting services. RSSC’s attorneys have extensive experience in representing accounting professionals against malpractice claims, conducting forensic accounting analyses, and presenting expert testimony to defend their clients’ actions and protect their reputations.

Architectural and engineering malpractice defense involves allegations of negligence or errors in the design, construction, or supervision of building projects. RSSC’s attorneys provide skilled representation to architects, engineers, and construction professionals facing malpractice claims, conducting comprehensive investigations, and challenging the merits of the allegations to protect their clients’ interests.

In addition to litigation defense, RSSC also offers risk management services to help professionals minimize their exposure to liability risks and prevent malpractice claims from arising. This may include reviewing professional practices, implementing best practices for client communication and documentation, and providing training and education on legal and regulatory compliance.

Overall, professional liability and malpractice defense are vital practice areas for RSSC, reflecting the firm’s commitment to serving the legal needs of professionals across a diverse range of industries in Missouri and Illinois. Through strategic guidance, aggressive advocacy, and proactive risk management, RSSC helps professionals navigate the complexities of liability defense and achieve positive outcomes that protect their interests and reputations.