Professional Liability

  • The firm frequently defends clients against professional liability claims including attorneys, psychologists, social workers, accountants, bill collectors, notaries and others.
  • Whether the claim is for professional malpractice, employment discrimination or statutory misconduct, Gordon & Silber will offer a sophisticated and aggressive yet cost-effective defense.
DISMISSAL OF COMPLAINT – BREACH OF CONFIDENTIALITY
NEW YORK SUPREME COURT, SULLIVAN COUNTY

We obtained summary judgment dismissing a complaint against a psychiatrist who was sued by a plaintiff with a lengthy history of drug and alcohol abuse. Our client, managed her medication and headed some trauma group sessions at a detoxification center. Plaintiff learned that a friend of hers at the center had become involved in a relationship with our client. After plaintiff allegedly discovered that her friend had learned confidential information from our client, she brought the within action claiming breach of confidentiality.