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Accountant Liability Insurance Exposures To Watch For

Posted on: January 17, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was originally published on February 19, 2015. It was updated and re-published on January 17, 2019. Accountants handle a lot of sensitive data—be it personal or financial—on any given day. While this paints a picture as to the importance of an accountant’s job, it also brings about the fact of the risks they […] Read More

The Legal Duties and Liabilities of Accountants

Posted on: January 10, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Tax season is just about to get underway and accountants are already preparing for another busy season. While there may be a lot of things to get in order, such as all the relevant files and coordination with clients, there needs to be an emphasis on understanding the liabilities and duties of an accountant to […] Read More

What CPAs Should Do Now to Prepare for Tax Season

Posted on: January 3, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

For many people, January is an exciting time of year because it represents a fresh start and some new direction. But for CPAs, it represents the oncoming avalanche of work heading their way. Months of looming deadlines and mountains of files, both physical and digital, are already ready to come pouring in, offering busy schedules […] Read More

Be Aware of Malpractice Claims from Non-clients

Posted on: December 20, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

In general, attorneys owe a professional duty to their clients and may in fact be held liable or a breach of that duty. However, attorneys don’t owe this kind of duty to people and companies who they do not represent. When it comes to legal malpractice claims, duty is a mandatory element and points to […] Read More

Why It’s Important to Know an Attorney’s Lawsuit History Before Hiring

Posted on: December 13, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

In the world of legal practice, which is rife with plenty of change from moment to moment, law firms should consider the repercussions of hiring attorneys without a thorough investigation into their past or pending lawsuits. While it’s in the nature of the beast for attorneys to face possible legal risk of their own, it […] Read More

Actionable Steps to Avoid the Biggest Malpractice Risks

Posted on: December 6, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

For practicing attorneys, there should be a high level of importance on ensuring that they’re serving their clients as effectively as possible. But even with the best intentions in mind, there are still opportunities where liabilities can arise. Malpractice claims can be produced for any small number of issues. But even with small issues, there […] Read More

What Are the Insurance Needs of Consultants?

Posted on: November 15, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Depending on the industry and the time of year, consultants are valuable assets for companies looking to bring in extra help to meet goals and deliver strong results. But consultants aren’t necessarily looked at as full-fledged employees of a company, which can pose a problem when it comes down to insuring them. Certain Consultant Insurance […] Read More

Make Sure You Understand the Exclusions of Attorney Professional Liability Insurance

Posted on: November 8, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Insurance policies vary in everything from what’s being covered to who’s being covered. But given the breadth of insurance coverage options, there’s still one major similarity they all have: exclusions. When legal professional clients are weighing their options, they need to know what is covered first, but also need to understand the importance that exclusions […] Read More

Lawyers: Identifying and Preventing Conflicts of Interest

Posted on: November 1, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was originally published on September 12, 2017. It was updated and re-published on November 1, 2018. Conflicts of interest and ethical rules have the power to limit who lawyers represent. It’s important for legal professionals to not cross the line and make sure they’re keeping their work and their intentions in check before […] Read More

Recent Data Reveals the Cost of Legal Malpractice

Posted on: October 18, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

In a study of the latest data related to legal malpractice, numbers show that new claims may be stabilizing, but remain well above historical experience. The study, according to Law.com, looked at how claims leveled off in 2016 as the cost to defend attorney malpractice insurance claims continued to escalate. The study highlighted nine liability […] Read More