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Professional Liability

Sweeney & Sheehan’s professional liability group recognizes the importance of protecting licenses and reputations and handles a wide array of claims against a variety of licensed professionals, including insurance brokers, real estate agents, architects, engineers, attorneys and medical professionals.  Its attorneys know the importance of careful initial investigation, are aware that professional negligence claims involve many different factors and have experience with the application of the required professional standards of care relating to each client’s specific circumstances.

Claims handled by Sweeney & Sheehan include errors and omissions, claims against directors and officers, negligence, and malpractice.  Our professional liability group is also well-versed in insurance coverage issues as they relate to insurance carriers and private and public sector companies and individuals, including the duty to defend and indemnify, interpretation of policy provisions, interpretation and application of contractual provisions, policy limits and exclusions, and excess insurance policy considerations.  Its attorneys handle matters in state and federal courts, as well as internal disciplinary actions from state licensing boards and other governing authorities.

In addition to counseling clients with a focus on risk management, Sweeney & Sheehan has experienced attorneys who will vigorously defend clients in litigation while also recognizing the importance of exploring possible resolution through negotiation, mediation, and arbitration.