The Sandberg Phoenix professional liability team has extensive experience representing accountants, attorneys, architects and engineers, insurance agents and brokers, real estate brokers and a wide range of other professionals. These attorneys believe the best way to avoid a professional liability case is to learn from the past, and they write extensively about previous cases, current issues and relevant topics relating to a very important subject in the Professional Liability Blog.

Something For Your Lawyer to Have and to Hold: Professional Liability Insurance

Attorney Robert Trainor is licensed in Ohio and Kentucky.  In 2011, the Supreme Court of Ohio suspended him from practicing for 24 months for failing to notify a client he did not carry professional liability insurance and mishandling client funds.  (The court indicated it would allow Trainor to serve the last 18 months on probation,…

Coverage for Body Parts “Illegally Harvested” in 2003, Excluded by the Terms of a 2006 Insurance Policy

Plaintiffs Memorial Properties, LLC (Memorial) and Mount Hebron Cemetery Association (Mt. Hebron) are the manager and owner of Liberty Grove Memorial Gardens (Liberty Grove).  In this suit, Plaintiffs brought a declaratory judgment action against two of their insurers (one past, one present), seeking defense and indemnification under two separate policies of insurance. The underlying actions,…


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