Professional Liability Matters is your source for the trends, legal developments, regulations, decisions, and breaking news impacting the professional liability community. Our goal is to educate you about the professional liability landscape. Moreover, we will provide resources to help professionals avoid pitfalls and to defend those professionals in the event of a lawsuit. Professional Liability Matters will publish information of interest to all professionals whether it be an accountant, attorney, architect or engineer, doctor, real estate professional, broker, or the many classes of professionals identified as a miscellaneous professional. Our audience will also include those that insure or defend professionals nationwide. The posts contained herein will track the key professional liability decisions, will provide risk-management and practice pointers and will follow the latest developments industry-wide. Professional Liability Matters is published by Goldberg Segallas Professional Liability Practice Group and is edited by Seth L. Laver. We welcome your comments or suggestions.