Arizona Malpractice

ARIZONA LAWYER, ATTORNEY LEGAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS

When you retain the services of a lawyer, attorney or any other professional, you expect a certain standard of professionalism. If you believe you have suffered damages as a result of your attorney, lawyer or other professional contact Bowers Law Firm. We can help you review and if necessary file a malpractice claim to obtain compensation for the wrong that has been done to you.

Types of professional malpractice

Professional negligence can occur in any field in which a professional is retained for services. If you have suffered serious financial or physical damages because of the actions of a professional, you may be the victim of professional malpractice. At the law offices of Bowers Law Firm, we can help you evaluate your claim. We have helped clients who have been the victims of professional negligence in a variety of practice areas:

• Medical Malpractice

• Legal malpractice

• Architect malpractice

• Engineer malpractice

Legal malpractice

On occasion, the negligent actions of an attorney or lawyer can lead to significant personal hardship to you, your family or your business. If you believe that you have been the victim of legal malpractice, we can evaluate your claim. We will listen to your concerns, help you understand your options and conduct a thorough investigation into your claim. We can then assist you in making a claim for your damages.

Types of Legal Malpractice

Legal malpractice may take a number of different forms, ranging from minor instances of negligence to intentionally fraudulent conduct. Common types of legal malpractice include:

  • Failure to meet court deadlines.
  • Failure to act within the statute of limitations.
  • Failure to return phone calls or communicate with a client.
  • Failure to resolve conflicts of interest.
  • Failure to know the law or perform adequate research.
  • Abuse or misuse of a client's trust account, including commingling trust account funds with the attorney's personal account.
  • Improper withdrawal from representation.

The Elements of Legal Malpractice

Typically, to prevail in a legal malpractice case, a plaintiff must prove all of the following:

• The existence of an attorney-client relationship;

• Negligence in the legal representation of the plaintiff;

• That the negligence was a proximate cause of an injury;

• The fact and extent of the injury alleged.

Architect and engineer malpractice

Architects, engineers and designers can be liable for injuries caused by their failure to exercise the appropriate standard of care. For example, if a building collapses because of negligence by an engineer who created the structural specifications, that engineer may be found liable in a professional malpractice claim.

Contact us

Whatever type of malpractice claim you believe you have, please contact us for a free initial consultation. We can handle any and all of your malpractice claims throughout Arizona, Utah and Idaho. Time is important in these claims, contact us immediately if you believe you have been harmed by malpractice.