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Professional Liability vs General Liability?

Fairfax Injury Lawyer Brien Roche Addresses Professional Liability vs General Liability

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In a professional liability claim you are suing a professional person. That person may be a doctor, a lawyer, an architect or an accountant. Those professions involve certain skills. Those skills in most cases are beyond the range of knowledge of most lay people. As a result in order to pursue and prevail in such a claim in most instances you need an expert witness. That expert must have knowledge and experience in that field. The expert will testify as to what that professional person should have done in this instance. Also the expert will state how the person being sued failed to do it and what results that failure has produced. Injury lawyer Brien Roche handles all types of professional liability claims.

Professional Liability vs General Liability

In a general liability claim you may not need an expert witness with knowledge in a specialty in order to prove your claim. There are exceptions. For instance if you have some medical expenses or bills that have been incurred or some special damage you may need to bring a doctor or other professional into court to state those damages are reasonable and necessary. Likewise in a product liability or premise liability case you may need an expert to state what the defect is.

Professional Liability vs General Liability

See Brien Roche’s book Law 101 published by Sphinx Publishing for more info on this subject.

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