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Professional Negligence Claim

A professional is an individual who represents themselves as having sufficient skills and knowledge in a particular area to act on behalf of a client. Professional negligence occurs when a professional person performs below a reasonable standard, resulting in damage or loss to their client.
Professional Negligence

Who is a Professional?

Professionals play a crucial role in various industries, providing specialized services and advice. From lawyers, engineers to accountants, professionals are entrusted with the responsibility to deliver their expertise with utmost care and diligence.

What is Professional Negligence?

However, sometimes these professionals may fail to meet the expected standards, leading to professional negligence. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the concept of professional negligence in-depth, unravelling its intricacies, causes, consequences, and potential avenues for recourse.

Professional negligence can be defined as the failure of a professional to perform their duties in a manner that meets the accepted standards of their profession, thereby causing harm or damage to a client or a third party. It is important to note that professional negligence can occur across various industries and can affect individuals, organizations, or even society as a whole.

The consequences of professional negligence can be severe and far-reaching. It can lead to financial ruin, physical harm, emotional distress, damaged reputations, or loss of livelihood.

Examples of professional negligence Include:

  • Incorrect Advice Before a Property Purchase.
  • Undervalued Assets.
  • Under-settlement of a Claim.
  • Missed limitation Dates or Court Deadlines for a Claim.
  • Failure to comply with a Court Order.
  • Unsuitable Investment Advice.
  • Missed Court Deadline.
  • Missed Defects in a Pre-Purchase Survey.
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Solicitor’s Negligence

The impact of a solicitor’s negligence on a client can be particularly damaging. Solicitors are often involved in high-value transactions such as residential conveyancing, or high-stakes litigation in Personal Injury or Commercial Litigation.

Mistakes include but are not limited to; not reading the contract properly or missing a court deadline. These could cost a client Hundreds of Thousands of pounds.

Suing a solicitor or any other professional for negligence is a complex process. At DV Solicitors, we can help you through all these scenarios and much more.

Flexible funding & No Win No Fee

We offer a range of flexible funding options for professional negligence claims such as ‘No Win No Fee’, deferred fees and ‘No Win no Fee’.

For more information on funding, please visit our funding options page, or request a free initial consultation from DV Solicitors to gain clarity on your options for pursuing a professional negligence claim.

Making a claim for personal injury and loss of earnings can be a complex process, but it is important to remember that you do not have to go through it alone. DV Solicitors specialize in personal injury claims and can guide you through the process step by step. Our team has the knowledge and expertise to assess your case, gather evidence, negotiate with insurance companies, and represent your best interests in court if necessary.

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With our ‘No Win No Fee' service, it is free to get advice and free to start a claim. We are a telephone call away from you. Just contact us at 01234 350244 and speak with our friendly, approachable, and experienced team members today. You can also connect with us by sending an email at info@dvsolicitors.com.

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