malpractice

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professional wrongdoing that results in injury or damage

a wrongful act that the actor had no right to do

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As for the clergy malpractice claim, the court determined that the complaint failed to indicate the nature of the alleged fiduciary breach.
The Nally case arose in Los Angeles when, in 1980, the parents of suicide victim Kenneth Nally sued fundamentalist mega-church Grace Community for negligence and clergy malpractice.
Finally, after eight years of litigation, the California Supreme Court ruled that the state did not recognize the cause of action of clergy malpractice.
A New Jersey appellate court has allowed a parishioner to sue an Episcopal priest for clergy malpractice after the priest had a sexual relationship with her.