Professional Liability

Our Litigation Team offers substantial experience in the field of professional liability. Our attorneys have participated in disciplinary proceedings at the local level and with State Licensing Boards. Our experience and expertise include civil litigation on behalf of the following professionals.

Medical and Chiropractic Physicians and other health care providers: Our attorneys have substantial experience defending these difficult and often contentious claims. Our team of litigation attorneys has the experience and training to help guide doctors or patients through the process to help them reach a resolution of their dispute.

Lawyers and Law Firms: Our attorneys defend legal malpractice claims and assist attorneys with repairs of legal matters which may lead to future malpractice claims. Several of our attorneys are members of the defense panel of the Professional Liability Fund of the Oregon State Bar and provide representation to attorneys covered by the Professional Liability Fund. We also defend legal malpractice claims for malpractice insurance carriers which cover attorneys who are practicing in Oregon or Idaho.

Real Estate: Our firm represents real estate agents and brokers on a variety of claims and issues.

Insurance Agents and Brokers: We represent agents and brokers in Oregon and Idaho. We have defended a broad range of actions against these individuals, including claims of failure to insure and failure to provide adequate coverage limits.

Professional Liability Attorneys:

Timothy J. Helfrich

Bruno Jagelski

Carl Burnham, Jr.