Professionals like dentists, lawyers, accountants are very much valued in our society. They make an invaluable contribution to the society by offering professional services. With their assistance, you can stay healthy; you can save tax, recover from the illness; look after your pets in a better manner, etc. As everyone is a human being, even a professional can make a mistake. If the professional you approached for services has offered below standard services, you may seek financial redress to make up for the situation. It may happen that a professional solicitor has not fetched you the right amount of compensation or has offered below standard services. Under such situation, you can file solicitor’s professional negligence claim.
What is regarded as professional negligence?
Professional negligence is the broad term which describes a situation where a professional fails to act competently or does not render professional services. When it comes to professional negligence, it covers a broad range of negligence that includes solicitors’ negligence, architect’s negligence, surveyor negligence and accountant negligence. An expert can make physical mistakes, and this is also covered here.
The instances of solicitor’s negligence
When we say attorney’s negligence, it can mean several things. Some of the examples of it include the lawyer missing the deadline and so you fail to pursue the claim. If the attorney fails to draft a proper contract to help you make a claim, it is again regarded as professional negligence. Such situations can directly lead to financial losses, and so you are eligible for the compensation amount.