Other Types of Malpractice
What are some other types of malpractice?
This occurs when a CPA or accountant gives a client incorrect advice on bookkeeping or other monetary practices, or is otherwise negligent. This can occur in tax preparation, estate planning, or auditing situations.
This is a very rare and non-traditional instance. Education malpractice occurs when negligence to teach can be proved. This is exceedingly difficult, and rarely won.
This is negligence or failing to exercise standards of care in clients' best interests. This can include bad investment advice or even fraud.
In this case, the malpractice tends to be more a failure to fiduciary duty. Stockbrokers are held to a higher standard of trust and must have the client's best interests in mind.
Discuss the merits of your case with a malpractice attorney near you. They know the laws pertaining to you case and can advise you on your rights.
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Before making any decisions you need to find out if the lawyers you are considering hiring work on a contingency fee basis or if you will need to pay for their legal services up front.
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