In addition to practicing in such areas of insurance/reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountant's liability
actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes, Ragsdale Liggett also maintains a well respected lobbying government relations and mediation groups and practices equine law as well.
In that case, the state high court held that an accountant's liability
for general negligence in conducting an audit of its client's financial statements is confined to the client.
Alternatively, in states that have eliminated joint liability for economic damages if the accountant's fault is below a minimum level, the accountant's liability
This list is adapted from the Accountant's Liability
Newsletter, Second Quarter 1994 ([C] 1994, Aon Insurance Services, Trevose, Pennsylvania.
He has handled commercial litigation matters involving insurance, intellectual property, information technology, director and officer liability, antitrust, lender liability, accountant's liability
, civil RICO, and ERISA.
In addition to practicing in such areas of insurance/ reinsurance coverage disputes, shareholder derivative actions, ERISA disputes, professional negligence defense, accountant's liability
actions, catastrophic personal injury defense and complex construction disputes, Ragsdale Liggett also maintains a well respected lobbying government relations and mediation groups.
Courts were often willing to expand the accountant's liability
beyond the primary beneficiary (client) rule of a firm's services established in the landmark decision, Ultramares Corp.
In adopting a middle ground, an accountant's liability
was limited to parties that the accountant intended to rely on his or her report or to parties an accountant knew the client intended to influence with his or her report.
He has significant expertise in complex damage analyses involving lost profits, reasonable royalty, prejudgment interest, convoyed sales, accelerated reentry, unjust enrichment and lost sales on disputes involving breach of contract, intellectual property, class actions, accountant's liability
The Restatement rule would extend the accountant's liability
not only to those persons with whom the accountant is in privity or near privity but also to those third parties who were foreseen and intended--that is, who were known by the accountant to be intended users or beneficiaries of the information presented in the accountant's report.
Martens specializes in client matters involving: complex accounting and financial irregularities; securities litigation; accountant's liability
litigation; SEC and other regulatory inquiries and investigations; anti-corruption and FCPA compliance consulting services; trade sanctions compliance (such as U.
The time-worn platitude "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is extremely appropriate with regard to the issue of accountant's liability