Accountants and Malpractice – Can I get Sued for This

Accountants and Malpractice – Can I get Sued for This


This seminar will review situations in which a CPA or accounting professional may have be in danger of being sued.  We will cover common law causes of action, such as negligence, and the relevant standards and case law defining what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior.

This course is ideal for lawyers, CPAs, EAs, tax preparers, accountants and insurance personnel.

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By the end of the course, the participant will be able to:

1.      Define the elements of negligence, the common law cause of action.

2.      Explain what constitutes reasonable practitioner behavior with reference to practice standards and common law.

3.      Ascertain how to avoid common pitfalls that could lead to the practitioner being sued.


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