The aging American population is increasingly turning to family law attorneys to complete important end-of-life documents like their wills or establish trusts and other financial management vehicles for the future. Many of those attorneys are also paid to manage estates and handle conservator duties.
Pharmacists have taken on an increasingly complex role in this nation. Their jobs are no longer limited to simply filling prescriptions. To some extent, they've now become medical providers in their own right just about everywhere.
Most business professionals hire an accountant because they don't want to handle their own books -- or don't know how.
The majority of attorneys are responsible and ethical -- it's not only part of their training but something that the American Bar Association demands. The Bar looks pretty hard at the character of each applicant for a license to practice law before granting one.
Legal malpractice can have devastating consequences for the attorney's client. Most of the time, even if the client was clearly a victim of legal malpractice, there's no second chance at a different outcome in court.
If you have a significant amount of assets or run a small business, you probably have an accountant.
Malpractice in the financial industry is nothing new. As powerful as the investment services sector is, however, pursuing any claim of professional malpractice might seem an overwhelming prospect. Where would one even start?
In Florida, caps on malpractice awards were put into place in 2003 under the administration of Jeb Bush -- and while it has taken almost 15 years, injured patients have finally scored a victory in court against that legislation.
Baltimore's downtown continues to see new development. Leaders of the nonprofit organization responsible for promoting the area say there are two things driving the current construction boom. One is that there's a strong supply of good-paying jobs. Another is that neighborhood revitalization efforts are proving effective.
Filing a medical malpractice suit against a psychiatrist or other mental health professional can be more complicated than taking legal action against other types of doctors. The injury is likely not visible or measurable, as it would be if a surgical procedure was done incorrectly or a medical condition was misdiagnosed.