Professional Liability

Professional Liability

VLTA’s professional liability team focuses on defending Architects and Engineers, Attorneys, Dentists, Physicians, Optometrists, Real Estate Brokers/Agents, Financial Planners/Accountants, and Insurance professionals. The firm represents the professional under insurers’ errors and omissions policies or directly when the professional is self-insured. We also represent Directors and Officers of Corporations and Homeowners Associations (HOA’s) either directly or under Directors and Officers Insurance (D & O).

We concentrate on representing clients through every step of the litigation process, with careful attention to opportunities to pursue cost-effective solutions at any state of litigation. We also counsel professionals on risk management and ethical issues, so that our clients can make informed decisions in dealing with potential claims.

Within our professional liability focus, our expertise includes counsel for:

  • Construction firms
  • Corporate Directors and Officers
  • Developers
  • Architects and engineers
  • Residential and commercial real estate brokers and agents
  • Title companies
  • Appraisers
  • Mortgage brokers
  • Insurance agents
  • Professional negligence (attorneys, physicians, dentists, financial
  • planners/accountants, nurses)

Other Practice Areas

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Estate Planning

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Homeowners Association Defense

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Premises Liability

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Products Liability

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Real Estate Broker/Agent Malpractice

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Transportation Law

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Commercial and Corporate

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Construction Defects/Insurance

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Business Disputes and Litigation

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Appeals

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