What is professional malpractice in Massachusetts?

Malpractice is defined as the failure to adhere to the “standard of care” for a particular profession. In order to prove malpractice in Massachusetts, a plaintiff (the person bringing the lawsuit) needs to establish two things:

1. That the plaintiff had a professional-to-client relationship with the defendant.
2. That the professional person (e.g. attorney, accountant, home inspector) rendered services below the acceptable standard of care; and
3. That the rendering of those services below the acceptable standard of care caused the plaintiff damage or loss.

Learn more about Professional Malpractice with Massachusetts professional malpractice lawyer, Attorney Alan Fanger by watching this video.

Attorney Alan Fanger is a Massachusetts professional malpractice attorney with offices in Wellesley. He serves the entire Greater Boston and Boston metrowest region including Norfolk County, Suffolk County, Middlesex County and the communities of Arlington, Boston, Braintree, Brookline, Cambridge, Canton, Concord, Dedham, Dover, Framingham, Lexington, Milton, Natick, Needham, Newton, Norwood, Quincy, Sherborn, Sudbury, Waltham, Wayland, Wellesley, and Weston, Massachusetts.

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