As a result of the increase in litigation against licensed professionals such as attorneys, physicians, accountants, allied healthcare professionals, nursing homes, hospital professional liability organizations, brokers, agents, adjusters, officers and directors, architects, engineers, contractors, creditors and bill collectors, boards of educations, public or municipal entities, investment advisors, mortgage brokers, securities brokers/dealers, employment agencies, and real estate professionals, we have been representing parties involving in Professional Liability litigation since 1971.
As a result of our decades of representing parties involved in Professional Liability litigation nationwide, we maintain an extensive network of experts and consultants in a variety of highly specialized fields including within the health care industry. Our association with institutions such as Johns Hopkins University also provide extensive litigation assistance. Through memberships in the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, the National Association of Defense Counsel, the Federation Of Defense and Corporate Counsel, the International Association of Defense Counsel , and a variety of other professional associations and organizations allows us to provide specialized representation of professionals including attorneys, architects, engineers, accountants, directors, fiduciaries, officers, financial planners, insurance agents, brokers, real estate agents, producers, appraisers, stock brokers, creditors and bill collectors, consumer finance, banking, and lenders including issues involving bill collecting [FDCPA], usury, fraudulent transfers, letters of credit, secured transactions and other matters.
Extensive state, regional and national litigation involving environmental claims, and the contractors, engineers and professionals involved with business operations or remedial efforts, has resulted in the need for specialized counsel. Garrity, Graham, Murphy, Garofalo & Flinn attorneys represent environmental professionals and contractors in a pro active and efficient manner-bringing to the table expertise in litigation and coverage.
Our practice includes both trial defense of professionals in New Jersey and New York and the handling of coverage disputes arising out of insurance policies affecting professionals. Once again, our expertise with domestic and London market policies, and primary, excess and reinsurance contracts, provides us with the background upon which to provide the most effective representation in the arena of professional liability.