When we hire professionals—be they therapists, doctors, or even lawyers—we expect that they are competent in their work and will provide us with appropriate services. However, not all professionals adhere to industry standards or ethical codes, and they give the rest of us a bad name. Not only that, but many forms of professional malpractice can result in injury or even wrongful death. We believe that the victims of professional malpractice deserve to see justice done, and we are dedicated to making sure that professionals who engage in malpractice are held accountable for their wrongdoings. If you need to speak to a professional malpractice lawyer, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. can help you become better informed about your legal rights,
Types of professional malpractice
Many professions can include practitioners who engage in malpractice, whether repeatedly or as a devastating standalone incident. Malpractice is defined as any illegal, unethical or negligent activity engaged in by a professional. Some forms of malpractice include the following:
- Attorney malpractice
- Medical malpractice
- Therapist malpractice
- Dentist malpractice
- Architect malpractice
- Educator malpractice
- Chiropractic malpractice
- Hospital malpractice
- Veterinary malpractice
- CPA malpractice
If you were the victim of one of these or any other form of malpractice, call us today to discuss taking legal action.
Professional malpractice examples
Some forms of malpractice are heard about in news media more often than others, but myriad examples from all types of professions exist. Here are some examples of professional malpractice in action:
If a surgeon is in a hurry while performing a procedure and, in the interests of saving time, does not change gloves after touching a non-sterile object and continues to perform surgery on their patient, they could be engaging in malpractice. If the patient develops an infection due to the surgeon’s sanitary faux pas, the patient could sue the surgeon and hold them liable in civil court and the surgeon could face losing their license as well as needing to pay out financial compensation to the patient for their pain and suffering.
If a therapist disregards client-therapist confidentiality and discusses a client’s case at a cocktail party, resulting in flying rumors that get back to the client, the therapist could be sued for malpractice and be compelled by the civil courts to pay the client a cash award for the emotional distress caused by the breach of confidentiality. They could also face losing their license and practice after such an incident.
We can handle your professional malpractice case
If you need a professional malpractice lawyer in Camden, we can help. The Law Offices of Greg Prosmushkin, P.C. specialize in handling professional malpractice claims in court, and we take every case seriously and insist that the courts do the same. We are dedicated to helping victims recover damages from the professionals who wronged them, and we will be your staunch courtroom advocates in an effort to get you the financial compensation you deserve. We never charge a fee for a consultation, so call today to learn more about how we can help you get justice in the civil courtroom.