When it comes to the welfare of your business, home or family – nothing is more important. If you’ve put your trust in a professional and they’ve let you down, you may be able to claim compensation for professional negligence over the loss you’ve suffered.
Professionals such as solicitors, accountants, engineers have a legal duty to do their jobs ‘by the book’. If they don’t, and you get hurt, we can help.
Making a compensation claim for negligence
If you think you have a case for professional negligence, the next step is to seek legal advice over what has happened. The Shine Lawyers team provide an obligation-free consultation on exactly that, and will be able to advise you on the viability of your claim and what to do.
People can often take the blame themselves, put it down to a lack of experience or be told that "these things happen", without realising that many professionals have a duty of care to provide you with the best guidance they can. Don't overlook this if you have been left out of pocket by poor professional advice. Get in touch today.
Recent Shine Lawyers' professional negligence cases
Common questions about Professional Negligence Claims
- Misleading professional advice
- Bad financial advice
- Accounting errors
- Engineering mistakes
- Real estate misrepresentation
- Incorrect property evaluations
- The professional owed you a duty of care
- They didn’t do their job ‘by the book’
- As a result you’ve suffered financial loss
Our job is to find out who the insurance company is and put your claim together in the best possible way. This means you can get the best outcome while having the time to focus on getting on with your life.
The compensation could include any profits you lost and any expenses you were hit with while trying to fix the professional negligence.
Once we have put together all of the evidence we should be able to give you a better idea of what to expect.
Most professional negligence claims are finalised within two years of a lawyer being engaged.
We recommend that you seek legal advice as soon as possible to ensure your right to a claim is not lost due to a time limit.
We are open and honest about what we charge because the last thing you want to stress about is money.
The amount of legal costs at the end will depend on the amount of work required to resolve your claim. This is all recorded on an ongoing basis and you can ask for an update on how things are looking at any time.
It doesn't matter if you are located close or far away from a Shine Lawyers office - we will always provide the same, expert advice and manage your claim with the same level of quality and commitment.
Our compensation experts are in the following locations:
New South Wales
- Gold Coast
- Hervey Bay
- North Lakes
- Stones Corner
- Sunshine Coast
Why you should choose Shine Lawyers to handle your professional negligence claim
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