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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

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

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

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

Common Questions About Professional Liability Insurance For Lawyers (Part 3)

Posted on: June 21, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was originally published on January 25, 2017. It was updated and re-published on June 21, 2018. For lawyers and other law professionals, insurance may not necessarily be the first thing that comes to mind when getting everything in order. However, making sure to have coverage in place, such as attorney professional liability insurance, […] Read More

Common Questions about Professional Liability Insurance For Lawyers (Part 2)

Posted on: June 14, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was originally published on January 19, 2017. It has been updated as of June 14, 2018. When a lawyer is consulted or is hired as a legal representative, they are taking on more than just a case. Their client is entrusting them with their livelihood and, given the matter at hand, everything they […] Read More

Common Questions about Professional Liability Insurance For Lawyers

Posted on: June 7, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was orignally published on January 11, 2017. It was updated and republished on June 7, 2018. When a client hires a lawyer, there’s a level of trust that is not only set initially, but expected later on. But even the most dedicated and seasoned lawyers can break that trust by making mistakes, be they […] Read More

Liability Coverage for Small Versus Large Law Firms

Posted on: March 29, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Lawyers and other legal professionals know the potential risks their clients may be vulnerable to. But what they should also be on the lookout for are potential risks and threats against themselves as professionals in the legal field. Small, mid-sized, and large firms alike all face exposures to credibility including malpractice lawsuits. Having the right […] Read More