Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

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Professional Liability Defense

Defending Against Professional Liability Claims
In today’s litigious society, virtually no profession is immune to legal action. Representatives and brokers, lawyers, accountants, engineers, architects, insurance brokers, financial planning professionals, real estate agents, directors and officers, among others, are coming under increased scrutiny by clients, regulators, and shareholders who believe they have been wronged.

At Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, protecting you and your business is a personal and sensitive matter. Effective representation in professional liability matters requires attorneys who take a personal interest in you and your case and assist you by defending and resolving the claims made against you.

As one of the region’s oldest and most reputable litigation firms, Dickie McCamey stands ready to provide the knowledge and skill necessary to successfully defend professional negligence claims with a minimal amount of disruption and cost. Our professional liability clients are often referred to us by insurance companies — or approach us directly because they are familiar with our successful track record in handling these cases.

It Is Personal
Clients who find themselves involved in a professional liability action are educated, highly trained individuals whose expertise is being questioned. Dickie McCamey attorneys recognize that when a claim is brought against a professional, it can be a serious blow ─ it is personal. We listen to our clients and see the case through their eyes. We seek to determine if they have simply been “swept in” to an action unnecessarily and without justification.

Most importantly, our team looks to the client to partner with us in their defense. To do this, we work hard to earn our client’s trust and understanding. We use the client’s expertise to understand the case. Our attorneys also seek input from our clients in identifying reputable, believable experts who can assist in verifying that standard practices have been followed. We then proceed to prepare the case for trial.

Trial work has been the hallmark of our firm for more than a century. Depth of courtroom experience and our team- and goal-oriented approach enable our lawyers to provide clients with excellent representation at trial. However, if after hearing the details of the case and analyzing all available information we determine that the facts suggest that a reasonable settlement is warranted, we are honest and realistic, offering our best recommendation on how to proceed and resolve the claim prior to trial or arbitration.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Janet K. Meub by a Sole Practitioner on 05/30/17 in Medical Malpractice Defense

    I have known and been opposed by Ms. Meub for many years in medical malpractice litigation. At all times she has exhibited the utmost professionalism and her word has been her bond. She has been punctual and forthcoming in all matters of discovery... Read more

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    I have known and been opposed by Ms. Meub for many years in medical malpractice litigation. At all times she has exhibited the utmost professionalism and her word has been her bond. She has been punctual and forthcoming in all matters of discovery and before the court. She exemplifies the highest level of legal capabilities, professionalism and ethics. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for J. David Ziegler by a Senior Associate on 09/14/12 in Medical Malpractice

    I have worked on two separate lawsuits in which Dave was opposing counsel. He is a great attorney, professional, fair and intelligent. He exemplifies how the law should be practiced.

    I have worked on two separate lawsuits in which Dave was opposing counsel. He is a great attorney, professional, fair and intelligent. He exemplifies how the law should be practiced. Read less

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Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is committed to promoting a work environment that fosters and enhances diversity. The firm believes in the importance of various backgrounds and experiences which lead to better team work, strong ideas, and superior understanding in the workplace and in the various areas of law. We know our clients have a diverse workforce and our efforts towards a diverse law firm will enable us to better serve our clients.

Some of the firm’s extensive diversity efforts include:
  • Developing a diversity committee of seven attorneys to review firm policies and initiatives regarding diversity.
  • Being one of eleven law firms to participate in the Allegheny County Bar Association Minority Hiring Initiative. The firm has been a member of this organization since its inception and participates in all meetings.
  • Participating in the Allegheny County Bar Association Summer Clerkship and Law Internship Program. Through this, Dickie McCamey hires first year minority students from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and the Duquesne University School of Law for 12-week summer clerkships.
  • Taking part in the University of Pittsburgh School of Law LLM program, in which law school graduates from other countries are able to experience law practices in a United States context by interning at Pittsburgh law firms.
  • Attending diversity conferences and lectures including:
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association Diversity Conference
    • Pennsylvania Bar Association Minority Attorney Conference
    • Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association Regional Convention
  • Sponsoring a law student from Panama through the ACBA’s Hispanic Attorneys Committee to assist him in preparing his thesis on the differences in the systems of law in Panama and United States.

Dickie McCamey believes in providing and maintaining a diverse workforce for attorneys and staff. We provide fair and ethical treatment regardless one’s race, gender, religion, age, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, or physical disability.

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer.
 

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