Maine Revised Statutes

§753. Responsibility for professional services

1. Relationship between professional and recipient of services.  This chapter does not modify the liability of a person rendering a professional service with respect to that service.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
2. Shareholder liability for debts and claims.  Except as provided in subsection 3, the liability of shareholders for the debts of and claims against a corporation is the same as that of shareholders of a business corporation.
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
3. Shareholder liability arising from rendering professional service.  A shareholder is jointly and severally liable for claims arising from the rendering of a professional service by a domestic professional corporation or foreign professional corporation if that shareholder:
A. Personally and directly participated in rendering that portion of a professional service that was performed negligently or in breach of any other legal duty; or [2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF).]
B. Directly supervised and controlled that portion of a professional service rendered by another person that was performed negligently or in breach of any other legal duty. [2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF).]
[ 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §2 (NEW); 2001, c. 640, Pt. B, §7 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2001, c. 640, §B2 (NEW). 2001, c. 640, §B7 (AFF).