Lawyer's professional liability insurance Archives - Huntersure

Examining the Attorney-Client Privilege

Posted on: January 20, 2022 by Huntersure LLC.

Attorney-client privilege is one of the most important concepts in law. It protects a legal representative and their client alike from the harm that could be done if others were privy to private communications. Though it’s an important concept, it remains widely misunderstood, and many clients wonder what qualifies as attorney-client privilege? Attorney-client privilege simply […] Read More

How Law Firms can Thrive During the Busy Season

Posted on: January 13, 2022 by Huntersure LLC.

As a legal insurance agent, you may have wondered, do law firms have a busy season? If you’ve already started working with Lawyer professional liability clients at various law firms, you may have realized that the answer is a resounding yes. Most law firms experience significant busy seasons filled with long hours, a rush of […] Read More

Exploring a Lawyers’ Duty of Confidentiality

Posted on: December 30, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Attorney-client privilege is a commonly quoted idea. It’s referenced in legal dramas, crime shows, and podcasts — but what exactly do lawyer confidentiality rules entail? The answer to this question is more complex than the surface-level treatment often offered in media. An attorney’s duty of confidentiality is an important aspect of lawyer professional liability, and […] Read More

Update on COVID Class-Action Lawsuits

Posted on: December 9, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

It’s estimated that as many as 200,000 U.S. businesses closed in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. As Americans quarantined and the virus spread, many businesses lacked the resources and revenue to stay afloat amidst the worldwide disaster. Those that did remain open might be considered lucky, but operating a business in the COVID-19 […] Read More

How Can Lawyers Manage a Client They Believe is Guilty?

Posted on: November 25, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Nearly 80,000 people each year find themselves facing federal criminal charges. Most of these defendants will hire a lawyer to represent them, negotiate plea bargains, and aim for an acquittal. Inevitably, though, some of these defendants have committed the crime that they are charged with. In such cases, how can a lawyer manage a client that they […] Read More

How Can Lawyers Navigate a Client Who Committed Perjury?

Posted on: November 18, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Every attorney wants to see their client succeed, but this success should never come at the expense of honesty. Unfortunately, though, clients cannot always be trusted to tell the truth. What happens if a client commits perjury, and how can lawyers minimize their liability in such a scenario? Investing in insurance can mitigate lawyer professional […] Read More

Mistakes Novice Attorneys Make (And How to Avoid Them)

Posted on: October 28, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

When new attorneys are starting work at a firm or hanging their own shingle, the early days may be treacherous. Attorneys have to balance an extremely demanding workload, and managing all of the logistics can be challenging for novices. Your clients who are new to the legal profession in addition to well-established clients who are […] Read More

How to Onboard a New Lawyer

Posted on: September 30, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Company culture is important to any organization, but it’s particularly critical to law firms. Leadership must ensure that all of the firm’s associates are on the same page in terms of priorities, responsibilities, and ethics. This makes the lawyer onboarding process an important exercise in establishing expectations and ensuring new hires understand their role — […] Read More

Improving Efficiency at a Small Law Firm

Posted on: August 26, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Lawyers in small firms need to be conscientious about how they spend their time. Although they do not have the same type of resources as large firms, small firms need to represent their clients just as effectively. Here are some ways that they can improve efficiency to serve their clients to the best of their […] Read More

Best Practices for Lawyer Client Intake

Posted on: August 19, 2021 by Huntersure LLC.

Unfortunately, lawyers sometimes have to defend themselves in court. No law firm can win every case and sometimes people blame their attorneys for not adequately representing them.  Covering your clients with lawyer professional liability insurance is the best way to help them avoid the costs involved with legal malpractice suits. However, firms can also help […] Read More