Professional Malpractice Defense
In the area of professional malpractice defense, the lawyers at Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC have been providing strong and effective legal representation and service to clients throughout West Virginia for more than 30 years, as well as the adjoining areas of Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and eastern Ohio. During this time, our professional malpractice defense lawyers have successfully defended clients ranging from licensed health care providers and attorneys to accountants and registered securities agents.
Our firm provides defense representation to licensed individuals facing a variety of allegations involving professional malpractice or misconduct. Our attorneys have defended lawyers in legal malpractice cases, as well as accountants, architects, engineers, and a host of other professionals.
Legal Malpractice Claims
Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC has a proven track record of defending lawyers involved in legal malpractice claims in West Virginia. Our firsthand experience in many other areas of law, including medical malpractice defense, healthcare law, and lender liability litigation, assists us in defending attorneys who have been sued for legal malpractice across a wide range of practice areas.
Accountants, Architects, and Engineers
Our attorneys defend accountants, architects, and engineers against claims of negligence or malpractice. In these cases, we are able to call upon our expertise in construction law and lender liability litigation in order to defend claims that often involve construction and banking issues.
Our firm also provides insurance agent and insurance brokers' defense, realtors and real estate agent defense, and stockbrokers' and broker-dealer defense, and handles representation in the defense of fiduciaries, executors, and other licensed professionals in their official capacities.
In addition to our litigation practice involving professional malpractice defense, our attorneys also represent individuals in administrative law hearings, disciplinary proceedings, and license reinstatement applications. Matters affecting a professional license go to the very heart of an individual's ability to practice one's chosen profession, and our attorneys work hard to prepare a solid and defensible case before regulatory and licensing boards on our clients' behalf.