10 Ways to Help Prevent a Legal Malpractice Lawsuit

10 Ways to Help Prevent a Legal Malpractice Lawsuit

Despite best efforts, dissatisfied clients sometimes file legal malpractice suits. Although there are no guaranteed methods preventing suits from being filed, there are tried and true ways that often reduce the risk of being sued, or minimize exposure once suits are filed.

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2016 Cyber Attack Stats and Defense Options

2016 Cyber Attack Stats and Defense Options

The Baker Hostetler Law Firm, a recognized expert on regulatory and legal consequences of Data Breaches, has released its 2016 Data Security Report titled, Is Your Organization Compromise Ready? In the 300 incidents handled by the firm in 2015 phishing, hacking, and malware took the lead, accounting for about 31% of incidents investigated. However, after analyzing the underlying issues that allowed the attacks to succeed, the findings showed that human error was a significant factor over half of the time.

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Take Advantage of Legal Malpractice Insurance Tail Coverage When You Part Ways

Take Advantage of Legal Malpractice Insurance Tail Coverage When You Part Ways

To avoid a potential uninsured career, lawyers practicing in a group setting, need to be prepared to buy Tail coverage should the “group” split up and there is no successor to continue to insure the former firm, and its lawyers’ prior acts.

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Professional Liability Insurance Applications Ruined By Too Many Cooks

Professional Liability Insurance Applications Ruined By Too Many Cooks

To be sure that you’re getting the best out of your professional liability insurance policy in terms of cost and coverage, it’s best to shop your coverage once every three years. You can do it yourself, or save a considerable amount of time and effort by having an independent broker who specializes in professional liability insurance do it for you. A mistake not to make: don’t use multiple brokers and wholesalers to shop your coverage.

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3 Legal Malpractice Insurance Fallacies That Could Change Your Thinking

3 Legal Malpractice Insurance Fallacies That Could Change Your Thinking

Ask any busy professional for their most hated business process, 9 out of 10 will say filling out those darn malpractice insurance applications. I have to agree, they're inconsistent, unclear, repetitive, too long and oh-so-tedious. So much so that unless your current insurer refuses to renew your policy or doubles your premium, you will stay put with your current insurance company . . . and insurance carriers know that.

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Get the Best Professional Liability Insurance: 7 Actionable Tips

Get the Best Professional Liability Insurance: 7 Actionable Tips

Professional Liability Insurance is a specialty insurance that is not typically available from your neighborhood insurance agent. In fact, it’s an entirely separate insurance “genre” requiring specialized knowledge, relationships and familiarity with non-standardized policy forms. The following are 7 select tips to help you understand and choose the right professional liability insurance.

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