Professional Liability, Errors and Omissions

Extensive Expertise in all areas of Professional Negligence

Peters & Nye has extensive experience representing and counseling insurers regarding claims brought against professionals for negligence in the performance of their services. We provide clients assistance with timely, effective claim resolution strategies that properly take into account defenses available both to the carriers and their insureds. We advise and assist defense counsel in difficult cases and frequently assist defense counsel in handling settlement negotiations. Our attorneys also advise clients concerning the nature and extent of the duty to defend; scope of professional services; allocation; potential bad faith claims; policyholder insolvency; late notice; and the failure to cooperate.

Knowledge of insurance market, insureds needs and claim expenditures produces skilled policy drafting

We also provide underwriting assistance by helping our clients draft policy forms and endorsements that are tailored to address their specific needs and concerns. Our representation of professional liability carriers encompasses a number of areas, including:

  • Architects and engineers
  • Accountants
  • Bankers
  • Dental malpractice
  • Employee Benefit Administrators and Consultants
  • Escrow agents
  • Financial Advisors
  • 1031 Exchange Accommodators
  • Healthcare/managed care
  • Home Inspectors
  • Insurance agents/brokers
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment advisors
  • Lawyers malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Brokers
  • Non-Profit Organizations
  • Real Estate Agents and Appraisers
  • Securities broker dealers
  • Technology firms
  • Title agents
  • Trust departments