Professional Liability – Licensing Matters

The attorneys at Udall Law Firm are well versed in developing successful defense strategies for a wide range of professional liability clients. With a significant increase in the number of professional liability claims in recent years, along with the downturn in the economy compounding the problem, all types of professionals are facing an increase in malpractice suits and licensing board complaints. We understand that the outcome of a dispute or trial can have drastic ramifications for individuals, partnerships and practices, threatening careers and professional licenses and harming companies.

Trusted by numerous lawyers and law firms throughout the State of Arizona, we are proud to represent a full range of disciplines. Udall attorneys are able to quickly asses risk and potential results of litigation and licensing matters, developing aggressive strategies in order to best resolve the matter in a timely manner.

As a full-service law firm, at Udall we are able to draw on the depth and experience of various practice areas within our firm in order to best respond to the specific needs of the professionals facing potential liability, malpractice, licensing and other related claims. Taking a proactive approach our attorneys regularly offer counsel in an effort to avoid issues before they arise. We have counseled and represented professionals including attorneys, engineers, architects, doctors and medical professionals, fiduciaries, accountants, officers, directors, financial service providers, real estate agents and insurance agents, to name a few.

Udall Law Firm attorneys offer a well-versed perspective and frequently speak on topics related to professional liability in addition to publishing articles in journals related to professional liability.

For more information about this practice area, please contact one of our experienced attorneys listed below.

Study Abroad Side Trips, Who is Responsible?

Partner Janet Linton recently prevailed on an appeal brought by the Plaintiff in Boisson v. AZ Board of Regents, et. al. (1 CA-CV- 13-0588). The case involved the death of a university student who was studying abroad in Nanjing, China.  He and some other students decided to travel to Tibet, wherein he tragically died of altitude sickness. The Court of Appeals Division I affirmed summary judgment in favor of the Defendants, holding that neither the university nor the firm’s client, … Continue reading

Malpractice Case Successfully Defended by Peter Akmajian & Michele G Thompson

Peter Akmajian and Michele G. Thompson successfully defended an obstetrician in a wrongful death/medical malpractice claim in Santa Cruz Superior Court in Nogales, Arizona. On May 14, 2014, the jury rendered a defense verdict after a 10-day jury trial. ©2014 All rights reserved. Articles and other postings on this website are only for the purpose of providing readers with updates on topics of interest relating to the Udall Law Firm, LLP and/or the law. Nothing on this website (articles, postings … Continue reading

Erin E. Byrnes

ERIN E. Byrnes – Partner Practice Areas: • Employment Law • Indian Law • Government Liability • Education Law Continue reading

Peter Akmajian

PETER AKMAJIAN – Partner Practice Areas: • Medical & Legal Malpractice • Commercial Litigation • Insurance Law • Product Liability • Domestic Relations • Employment Law Continue reading

Thomas A. Langan

THOMAS A. LANGAN – Partner Practice Areas: • Insurance Defense • Professional Malpractice • Personal Injury Cases Involving Catastrophic Injury Continue reading

Janet Hong Linton

JANET HONG LINTON – Partner Practice Areas:   • Commercial Litigation • Health Care Law • Professional Liability • Transactional Law Continue reading

Sarah Letzkus

Sarah Letzkus – Associate Practice Areas: • Business & Commercial Litigation • Professional Malpractice • Employment Law Continue reading

Jeanna Chandler Nash

JEANNA CHANDLER NASH – Partner Practice Areas: • Business & Commercial Litigation • Personal Injury • Product Liability • Professional Liability • Construction Litigation Continue reading

Michele G. Thompson

MICHELE G. THOMPSON – Partner Practice Areas: • Medical & Legal Malpractice • Health Care Law • Employment Law • Insurance Defense Continue reading

D.B. Udall

D.B. UDALL – Partner Practice Areas: • Appellate Practice • Business & Commercial Litigation • Insurance Defense Litigation Continue reading