Professional Malpractice

New York and New Jersey Attorney Handling Professional Malpractice Litigation

Whether you are a medical patient, a lawyer's or accountant's client or a real estate buyer or seller, you have the right to expect and demand that your licensed professional adhere to accepted standards of service and care and not cause you harm by committing professional malpractice.

Regardless of the specific nature of the professional-client relationship, a patient or client who has suffered injury or financial harm by reason of the negligence or fraud of a licensed professional who has represented them is well-advised to seek out experienced legal counsel and representation. Medical doctors and other medical providers, attorneys, accountants, insurance agents and brokers, real estate agents and brokers, architects, engineers, tattoo artists and professional piercers may commit professional malpractice as follows:

  • Medical malpractice and medical-related malpractice
    • Surgical errors
    • Emergency room errors
    • Prescription errors
    • Pharmaceutical mistakes
    • Nursing malpractice
  • Legal malpractice by lawyers or legal professionals
    • Missed statutes of limitations
    • Failure to timely or properly file claims
    • Failure to prosecute
    • Creating invalid or unenforceable contracts
    • Non-compliance with governmental, regulatory or environmental laws
    • Breach of ethical standards
  • Accountant malpractice
    • Deviation from Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Accounting errors leading to tax penalties
    • Improper tax advice
    • Billing fraud
  • Insurance agent/broker malpractice
    • Failure to exercise reasonable care, skill and diligence
    • Failure to recommend or place proper or adequate insurance coverage
    • Breach of contract
    • Breach of duty of good faith
    • Negligence
    • Fraud, such as theft of premiums
  • Architect or engineer malpractice
    • Defective design leading to financial loss, injury or death
    • Failure to comply with building codes, permits or zoning laws
    • Failure to comply with plans and specifications agreed upon with client
    • Fraud or abuse of client-professional relationship
    • Delay damages
    • Cost underestimates

The Law Offices of Sanford F. Young, P.C. represents consumers who have suffered bodily harm or financial loss as a result of professional malpractice. Attorney Sanford F. Young is often called upon to render second legal opinions, advise in an "of counsel" capacity, serve as attorney of last resort and handle appeals involving professional malpractice claims.

Contact Our New York Professional Malpractice Lawyers

If you are seeking advice or representation for a litigation matter or any civil appeal, please contact The Law Offices of Sanford F. Young, P.C.

Our firm serves clients in New York City, the New York-New Jersey metropolitan areas, throughout New York State and Northern and Central New Jersey, and can be reached by calling 212-227-9755, by e-mail, or by filling out the intake form on our Contact Us page.

Our offices are located in the financial district of Manhattan, near Wall Street, across from New York's City Hall and around the corner from the World Trade Center site, and easily accessible by public transportation or car.