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Professional Liability

Williams Kastner represents engineers, architects, stockbrokers, members of the clergy, corporate officers and directors, land surveyors, lawyers, accountants, insurance agents and brokers, real estate agents and brokers, and physicians, dentists, hospitals and other health care providers.

The firm litigates in all areas of law related to professional claims, including the defense of allegations of negligence, breach of professional rules or ethics, professional membership rights, security law violations, RICO violations, fraud, misrepresentation, Consumer Protection Act violations, breach of contract, antitrust, defamation and other claims. Williams Kastner also defend professionals accused of crimes or misdemeanors.

Williams Kastner is particularly well-known for defending members of the health care profession. The firm has litigated most of the significant medical malpractice cases in Washington over the last 40 years, and has considerable experience in protecting physician rights. Attorneys defend physicians in Medical Disciplinary Board actions, hospital privilege application and revocation proceedings, and similar actions.

Many of the attorneys in the Professional Liability Group have developed special knowledge and skills in the defense of particular claims, including obstetrical malpractice, professional disciplinary board actions, and insurance coverage disputes.