Professional Negligence

When you employ a professional to provide you with legal or financial advice, you expect it to valid, correct and ethical. However, some business workers can show professional negligence, causing you to suffer as a result.

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The Short of it

  • If you or your business have suffered due to the negligence of a professional within the last five years,

    you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

  • Professionals offering advice and guidance have a duty to provide correct and ethical information to you,

    and if they are negligent, you may suffer financially.

  • At Watermans, our expert negligence solicitors are here to offer you the advice and guidance you need

    and expect to receive when handling your claim.

  • Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need

    and providing Straightforward legal advice. It should be that simple.

  • The Long of it

    Professional negligence

    Professional negligence claims

    If you have sought advice from a business professional that turned out to be incorrect or unethical, then you may be entitled to compensation. Professional advisors have a duty to offer you ethical and accurate information, and if they are negligent then it is you that will be suffering from the consequences. At Watermans, we are here to help you to seek the compensation you deserve as a result of receiving a negligent service from a business professional.

    For example, you may be suffering financial loss due to the negligence of;

    • architects
    • independent financial advisors
    • solicitors
    • accountants
    • surveyors

    If you have been let down by any professional advisor, you have the right to claim compensation for the consequences of their negligence. Be it for financial reasons, or for compensation for the time taken due to their error, Watermans are here to help. Professional standards are in place for a reason, and you shouldn’t have to suffer as a result of an at-fault party.

    Making a claim

    How do I make a professional negligence claim?

    If your business, or you personally, have suffered as a result of professional negligence within the last five years, then you may be entitled to financial compensation.

    Watermans employ a team of specialised solicitors, who are experienced and skilled in handling professional negligence claims. It may seem daunting to claim against a professional individual or company, but that’s why we’re here. We handle the legal side of things, so that you can concentrate on moving on with your life. Plus, we operate on a no win no fee basis, meaning that if we don’t win, you don’t have to pay any solicitors fees.

    The time you may have lost due to negligent advice from a professional cannot be retrieved, however we can seek financial compensation to help you to cover your losses. Any personal suffering as a result of the negligence of a professional will be taken into account.

    How much compensation?

    How much compensation for a professional negligence claim?

    As with all compensation claims, the amount you may financially benefit from by making the claim will depend on the circumstances in which the case arose. Each case is unique, and Watermans will fight to secure the best possible outcome for you or your business.

    Why Watermans?

    Why should I choose Watermans to pursue my claim?

    Watermans make legal services look and feel easy so people can move forward in life.

    Our expert team are committed to doing everything to make the claims process straightforward for our clients. We take the hassle from you and fight each case to secure the maximum level of compensation.

    Our expertise in working professional negligence cases means that you are in capable hands, and we offer straightforward legal advice every step of the way, so that you are fully informed.

    We represent thousands of clients throughout Scotland each year, securing millions of pounds in compensation. We work on a no win a fee basis, which means that if your claim is unsuccessful, you won’t end up out of pocket.

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    Straightforward Legal Advice

    How much could you claim?

    The figures quoted are a rough guide to show you the amount you could receive as compensation for your injury. Our solicitors will advise you in more detail about your specific claim.

    Your claim could be worth...

    Claim Worth

    The figures quoted are a rough guide to show you the amount you could receive as compensation for your injury. Our solicitors will advise you in more detail about your specific claim.

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    Everything we do at Watermans is about getting you the resolution you need and making that process straightforward. Start the process by sending us your details below or calling us on 0131 555 7055

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