Lawyers, doctors, dentists, psychiatrists and other professionals are held to a high standard. They need to be diligent and always looking out for the best interests of their clients or patients. When they fail to be diligent, fail to make the observations they are required to make or intentionally breach their duties, it can cause serious financial damage to the victims.
If you have been a victim of professional negligence, the Beaufort professional negligence attorneys of McDougall LawFirm, LLC can help you obtain the compensation you deserve. We have been helping South Carolina clients obtain compensation for their losses since 1996.
However, we know there is more to it than compensation; there is an emotional component as well. With doctors, lawyers and even architects and engineers, we trust them to be professional. A breach of that trust can be devastating. We will help you with the legal aspects of your situation so that you can have the confidence you need to begin rebuilding your life.
We represent clients who have suffered substantial loss as a result of negligence committed by the professionals they trusted:
Legal malpractice - Including lack of due diligence, incompetence and missing deadlines.
Medical malpractice - Including birth injuries, surgical errors, emergency room errors, radiology errors, anesthesia errors, misdiagnosis and failure to diagnose serious illnesses.
Nursing home malpractice - Including poor supervision, malnutrition and dehydration, unsanitary conditions, decubitus ulcers, wandering off.
Dental and chiropractic malpractice - Including anesthesia errors, oral surgery errors and failure to diagnose.
We also represent clients who have been harmed by other professional negligence. Financial experts who take advantage of inside knowledge of their clients or who fail to take proper care in their advice can cause substantial financial damage to their clients in direct losses or tax consequences. Architects and engineers can cause damage with ill-advised or dangerous designs, and contractors can endanger their customers by using substandard material or performing substandard work.
In many cases, victims of professional negligence don't know their rights and the options available to them. We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about your case, free of charge, and explain how we can help you. Call 843.379.7000, or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with a lawyer from our firm.
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