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Creating a Strong Liability Defense for Business Directors and Officers

Accusations against board members and corporate officers harm the individuals involved and the company. Reputations, careers, customers and profits are at risk in a liability lawsuit. If your company’s directors or officers face lawsuits from shareholders, other corporations or members of the public, turn to a law firm with extensive courtroom experience, business knowledge and a well-earned reputation for responsiveness.

At Hayes Scott Bonino Ellingson Guslani Simonson & Clause, LLP, our lawyers have decades of combined experience in California professional liability defense. Our San Carlos office defends officers and directors across California and protects their professional reputations.

A California Professional Liability Legal Practice

Our lawyers have an in-depth understanding of California liability coverage. As a leading professional liability firm in California, our lawyers have the knowledge and experience necessary to prosecute or defend any claim effectively.

We have assisted clients with many types of cases, including:

  • Derivative action lawsuit: A shareholder may accuse the officers and directors of failing to act in the best interests of the company and its shareholders.
  • Lawsuits against officers and directors: These lawsuits can address many types of allegations, such as misuse of funds, failure to protect assets, failure to deal with dishonesty or criminal acts by the corporation’s employees.
  • Fraud or mismanagement lawsuits: A fraud or mismanagement lawsuit can become a distraction for the board and the entire company.

Get the Established Help You Need

Increasingly, directors and officers are held to a high standard of performance by government agencies, shareholders and the public. When faced with accusations, it is best to deal with them as soon as possible and with the counsel of lawyers experienced in professional liability litigation. Contact us online to discuss your litigation concerns with an experienced lawyer.