Category Professional Liability Insurance

15
Mar

How to Safeguard Your Firm from Malpractice Lawsuits

Being a lawyer comes with a lot of responsibility, but even the most meticulous lawyers make mistakes that could lead to a costly malpractice suit. There are two easy best practices you can adopt that will help prevent these costly mistakes in the first place. 1) Don’t be afraid to overcommunicate. Just as clear communication …

20
Jul

Are You Just One Docketing Fail From a Malpractice Claim?

Being a lawyer is one of the most stressful occupations in the country, according to U.S. News. To be successful, a lawyer must be able to juggle tasks, understand complex issues, and act with decisive judgment under pressure—with no room for error. In the legal world, mistakes can be costly if they lead to a …

22
Jul

The 4 Most Common Practice Areas For Legal Malpractice Claims

According to an article in Insurance Journal “The number of legal malpractice claims resulting in larger multimillion-dollar payouts – as well as the dollar amounts involved – has surged in the past year, with at least two settlements exceeding $250 million.” This data was based on a study conducted by insurance broker Ames & Gough …