Professional Liability

Roberts & Stevens’ attorneys have extensive experience defending professionals from malpractice claims, errors and omissions claims, and licensing claims. Our litigation team defends hospitals and health care providers, attorneys, real estate agents and brokers, architects, engineers and appraisers in state and federal courts throughout Western North Carolina, as well as in licensing proceedings in Raleigh.

Roberts & Stevens’ attorneys work closely with the client/professional to not only minimize the potential financial exposure from a claim, but also to protect the client’s license and professional reputation. Our attorneys understand the serious nature of these claims and the potential impact they can have on a professional’s reputation. We utilize a results-oriented, cost-effective approach to the aggressive defense of malpractice claims. Roberts & Stevens’ attorneys have represented clients before many boards of certification for professional licensing matters. The list includes:

  • North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board
  • North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors
  • North Carolina Board of Examiners for Speech and Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  • North Carolina Board of Funeral Service
  • North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing
  • North Carolina Board of Pharmacy
  • North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • North Carolina Medical Board
  • North Carolina Psychology Board
  • North Carolina Real Estate Commission
  • North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
  • North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners
  • North Carolina State Board of Examiners of Fee-Based Practical Pastoral Counselors

Types of Clients

  • Appraisers
  • Architects
  • Attorneys
  • Counselors
  • Engineers
  • Farmers
  • Healthcare providers, including doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, acupuncturists
  • Psychologists
  • Real Estate Agents and Brokers
  • Social Workers