Professional Liability / Directors and Officers

The attorneys at Fixler & LaGattuta, LLP have been investigating, negotiating, counseling and defending claims asserted against professional organizations and individuals for over a decade.  We have defended a wide variety of professionals in malpractice actions including claims involving lawyers, architects and engineers, real estate agents/brokers, insurance agents/brokers, and medical/healthcare providers.

Attorney Malpractice

The firm’s attorneys have handled cases involving a wide variety of substantive legal issues including alleged errors in connection with transactional work, real estate law and litigation-related errors.  We have also put on programs for our clientele, third-party administrators, and insurers on loss avoidance and claims handling.

Insurance Agents and Brokers

We have analyzed professional liability claims and defended actions against insurance underwriters agents, and brokers.  Our attorneys are equipped to investigate and offer coverage opinions and recommendations on liability claims for its insurance industry clientele.

Real Estate Brokers, Agents and Inspectors

Fixler & LaGattuta, LLP has represented real estate professionals in a matters ranging from failures to detect and disclose misrepresentation and fraud to breach of fiduciary duty to faulty preparation of sales documents.  We have handled cases involving misrepresentations regarding zoning, underground gas tank issues, and failure to disclose defects in various structures.   

Directors and Officers

In the corporate arena, the acts and decisions of directors and officers can be heavily scrutinized and sometimes become the subject of litigation.  The lawyers at Fixler & LaGattuta, LLP are equipped to represent corporate directors and officers in a wide variety of matters involving alleged improper acts or omissions in the discharge of their duties owed to corporate entities and matters of corporate governance.  Additionally, Fixler & LaGattuta, LLP provides consulting services to D&O insurers, including legal advice regarding:

  • Interpreting coverage opinions
  • Monitoring and handling claims
  • Representing insurers in coverage litigation