Events & Webinars

PC Webinar: Recent Trends in Texas Professional-Liability Cases (with Emphasis on Ethical Considerations)

October 23, 2018
Webinar

Statement of Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The purpose of this presentation is to advise lawyers and claims representatives about current procedural and substantive issues unique to handling professional-liability cases in Texas. The presentation will include discussion of recent cases and things the presenters see in their own practices that professionals should be doing to avoid/reduce/defend against litigation.  The presentation will also involve discussion about what professionals and claims representatives need to know about current trends in Texas law regarding professional-liability claims, especially ethical considerations.

The entire presentation should qualify for ethics credit because it addresses current trends in professional-liability cases, which often involve fiduciary-duty considerations.  Moreover, the presenters will provide a focus on the ethical issues arising from these cases, which will aid lawyers and claims representatives who handle professional-liability cases.

Outline of Topics:

I.     Introduction

II.    Legal malpractice
          A.General discussion
          B.Recent case update
          C.Discussion on ethical issues that arise in handling legal malpractice matters

III.    Real estate broker/agent malpractice
          A.General discussion
          B.Recent case update 
          C.Discussion on ethical issues that arise in handling real estate broker/agent malpractice matters

IV.     Insurance broker/agent malpractice
          A.General discussion
          B.Recent case update
          C.Discussion on ethical issues that arise in handling insurance broker/agent malpractice matters

V.      Medical malpractice
          A.General discussion 
          B.Recent case update 
          C.Discussion on ethical issues that arise in handling medical malpractice matters
          D.Damages cap

VI.     Conclusions

Preview the presentation here.

If you would like more information about this presentation, please feel free to reach out to one of the related attorneys or contact Marketing at [email protected]