Professional negligence claims are not just brought against medical practitioners or financial experts who have given out poor or dangerous advice – there is a huge range of professions that can easily become the subject of a claim.
Legal companies, architecture firms, construction businesses, financial advisers, doctors, engineers and even gym instructors could fall foul of a professional negligence cases. This occurs when the defendant has represented him or herself as having more than average skills and abilities.
If a professional is deemed to breach their duty of care – if they have performed beneath the levels that could be expected of an average person in their profession – then they could find themselves on the wrong end of a negligence claim.
And if that is the case, forensic accountants can provide valuable assistance. Indeed, Frenkels Forensics has vast amounts of experience in assisting both claimants and defendants in professional negligence and medical negligence cases.
With a comprehensive understanding of the legal and financial issues at stake in these situations, the experts at Frenkels Forensics can help an individual put a case together. This can include demonstrating the losses arising from poor investment advice, medical guidance, substandard work or other professional advice.
In being able to draw a clear line between the act of negligence and the financial ramifications it has caused, Frenkels Forensics can ensure a fair settlement is found. For claimants this means they will get the money they deserve from having been the victim of a trusted professional’s negligence, and for defendants it helps them avoid inflated or exaggerated claims.
For expert financial help with claiming or defending against any professional negligence or medical negligence claims, contact Frenkels Forensics for an independent appraisal.
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By Vitek Frenkel – find me via Google+.