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

Update Regarding COVID-19

To our clients, colleagues, and friends: The safety and well-being of our community is our highest priority. Like many of you, we are closely monitoring the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the impact it is having on everyone in our community and around the world. As the level of concern surrounding the virus heightens, we feel a strong responsibility to minimize any potential risk within the community. To that end, we are following guidelines recommended by the CDC – from implementing and maintaining diligent sanitation and custodial practices to minimizing person-to-person contact – while ensuring that all of your legal needs continue to be met with the same client service you are accustomed to receiving from Roberts & Stevens. At this time, our offices remain open, with many of us connected remotely. However, in support of social distancing, we are asking clients, if at all possible, to schedule phone conferences instead of coming to the office. Thank you for your support and cooperation. Let us know if you need us. We are here.