Professional Judgement Immunity in malpractice is when attorneys or professionals give sound advice within the norms of the field but when things still go wrong. This idea is argued to be used more in the following article
The article, “Professional Judgment Immunity in Legal Malpractice Cases” by Matthew Weisberg looks at its usage. He states,
“A lawyer cannot be held liable for malpractice as long as he uses judgment that is expected by the standard of accepted legal practices and has researched all the applicable principles of law necessary to render that judgment.”
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