Holding Professionals Liable For Their Negligence

Professionals are held to higher standards than ordinary people — and rightly so. They have a higher level of training, skill, education and experience.

Additionally, many professionals fill a fiduciary role, meaning they're entrusted with the interests of someone else. They have an obligation to exercise their duties with reasonable care, prudence, diligence and ethical integrity.

We're Committed To Securing The Compensation You Deserve

If professional negligence or malpractice has harmed your interests, contact our legal team at Peddicord & Townsend LLC. We handle professional negligence cases involving:

These cases typically involve dealing with professional liability insurance. As a former insurance defense lawyer, Michael Townsend has the experience necessary to effectively navigate insurance issues on your behalf.

Establishing The Appropriate Standard Of Care

Professional negligence cases are rarely black-or-white. Disputes often center on the applicable standard of care.

To establish negligence, you must show that the professional failed to use the same degree of skill and care that a reasonably prudent individual in that same profession would use under similar circumstances. This may require enlisting an expert in the field.

Our lawyers are well-versed in the legal standards of both Missouri and Kansas. We work with trusted experts to uncover the right evidence and build strong claims.

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Let our attorneys help you determine whether you have a claim. For a free consultation, please call our Kansas City office at 816-945-9337 or send us an email.

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