Tips on Dealing with a Malpractice Claim

It can be scary to find yourself on the receiving side of a malpractice claim, but there are certain things you can do to make sure you don’t make a bad situation worse. A good place to start would be reviewing any applicable legal malpractice policy to identify your obligations and formulate a plan. Lawyers sometimes tend to respond to claims in ways that complicate matters and may make it…

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Five Bad Habits that Lawyers Need to Break

There is a lot of data out there regarding legal malpractice claims against lawyers, and it includes things like frequency, type of law, the size of the firms, and even amounts of damages sought. All that information can be very useful to lawyers and law firms who want to identify areas of potential risk and take the necessary precautions. Some of the most obvious risk prevention measures are relatively easy…

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How to Save Money on Professional Liability Insurance

Almost every law firm and practice consider legal malpractice insurance essential, but not all of them actually check whether they are getting the best prices from their insurers. The most important document that insurers use to calculate a legal malpractice insurance premium is the application. They usually ask various questions, most of which focus on four important things: the firm’s size, their practice areas, geographical reach, and their claims experience….

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