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Why Do Lawyers Get Sued?

Posted on: March 14, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

It can be argued that an electrician might not need to call on help from another electrician, or that an accountant may not have to use another accountant. So, should a lawyer ever need to retain their own lawyer? The answer is yes, as the legal profession is filled with plenty of risks and it’s […] Read More

3 Recent Trends that Affect Attorney Professional Liability Insurance

Posted on: March 7, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Cybercrimes are on the rise, as it’s noted that by 2023 the United States will make up about half of all cyber threats in the world. Practically every industry in the modern world today can be affected by a myriad of innovative and sophisticated threats. Advances in technology, while displaying positive impacts on the processes […] 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

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

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

Attorney Engagement Letters Can Reduce the Risk of Malpractice Claims

Posted on: October 4, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Engagement letters are a crucial piece of protection for any law professional looking to avoid malpractice claims. These letters help confirm the representation’s plans for the services they are set to provide to a client. From billing rates to contingency agreements, expense costs to overall responsibilities, these letters are helpful in making every intention of […] Read More

What to Consider When Creating Coverage for Solo Practitioners

Posted on: July 19, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

When an attorney starts out with a solo practice there’s plenty to consider such as area of practice and what kind of cases they’ll take on. The most important consideration should be proper coverage to protect against malpractice lawsuits. However, attorney professional liability insurance, while an important component of any new or solo legal professional, […] Read More

Today’s Trends in Professional Liability Claims Against Lawyers

Posted on: July 12, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

In today’s world of instant connectivity and availability to information, the trend of streamlined technology has helped essentially all industries. In the legal field, technology has impacted communication with clients with an easier and more agile experience overall. However, this faster and higher level of communication can come with a bit of blowback as technology […] Read More

What a Malpractice Claim Could Do to an Attorney

Posted on: July 5, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Obtaining insurance may not be at the top of the list of things to do for new lawyers starting out. With the excitement of a new job or promotion, some things get put on the backburner. However, before professional steps are taken in the legal field, all lawyers, no matter the size of firm or […] Read More