Professional Negligence Claims

Negligence claims are brought against professionals in a range of industries. The resulting legal proceedings are often lengthy and the defendant has a great deal at stake. Legal representation in these cases must be highly skilled and committed to safeguarding the defendant’s legal options.

The legal strategies devised by the lawyers at Black Sutherland LLP are designed to meet the entirety of client objectives in defence against professional negligence claims. As legal advisers, lawyers at the firm focus on both short- and long-term solutions to advance client interests. Accordingly, clients hire the firm for both discrete legal disputes and on-going legal advice.

Substantial Experience In Diverse Industries

The firm’s lawyers have significant advocacy experience in administrative and courtroom settings. Known for its insurance defence practice, Black Sutherland LLP offers a diverse and substantial background in numerous disparate industries. A short list of professionals and institutions the firm defends includes:

  • Colleges and universities
  • Engineers
  • General practice physicians and specialists
  • Psychiatrists and mental health professionals
  • Physiotherapists and other paramedical professionals
  • Veterinarians
  • Dentists
  • Hospitals and other medical institutions
  • Financial services professionals
  • Real estate agents

As a negligence action, professional defence often includes a great deal of evidence and complex issues of causation and liability. Fundamentally, as trial lawyers, the firm’s counsel are dedicated to analyzing all aspects of a case and mounting a formidable defence in support of the client’s cause. The objective is to remain loyal to the client’s argument and assertively advance the client’s legal interests.