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Cybersecurity Concerns for the Legal Sector

Posted on: October 3, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Cybersecurity issues have dominated the headlines in recent years, highlighting everything from election interference, major data breaches, and even identify theft from phone app use. In fact, nearly 4,000 data breaches had hit American companies in the first half of the year, a 50-percent increase in the last four years. But while these breaches have […] Read More

The Liabilities in Attorney Opinion Letters

Posted on: August 15, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Attorneys in both large and small law firms represent their clients in complex transactions, leaving the door open for plenty of liabilities and risks. While it’s their job to know these liabilities and work around them legally, there are still times when attorneys make even the smallest mistake, landing them in legal trouble of their […] Read More

The Liabilities of Social Media Use for Attorneys

Posted on: July 18, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Social media use has filtered its way into our bloodstream as a society since sites like Facebook and Twitter began taking hold of the average American’s attention over a decade ago. Naturally, social media use expanded out to other areas besides posting baby pictures and finding out about the latest restaurant in your neighborhood. Businesses […] Read More

The Scope and Limitations of Attorney-Client Confidentiality

Posted on: July 11, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

In any legal case, clients have every right to worry about their sensitive information being leaked or exposed. Whether it’s a business-related legal matter or personal, the client is putting their faith in the hands of their attorney or representation to keep their information safe. By its very nature, the attorney-client relationship allows an invaluable […] Read More

Lawyer Risk Management: Screening and Rejecting Potential Clients

Posted on: June 20, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Clients seeking out the right legal representation have a lot to consider, including reputation, price, and the lawyer’s track record of winning cases. But it’s just as important for the lawyer in question to be just as risk-averse when picking up a new client. Risk management is most effective before the attorney-client relationship begins, as […] Read More

Utilizing Confidentiality Clauses: The Legal Considerations

Posted on: June 13, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Confidentiality agreements, or clauses, in settlement cases draw the line in legal matters today. Breaking a confidentiality agreement can lead to a breach of contract situation, which will then in turn bring on damages to the party that broke the clause. Defendants in a case usually force plaintiffs into confidentiality agreements as most plaintiffs don’t […] Read More

How Can an Attorney Legally Fire Their Client?

Posted on: June 5, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Clients of attorneys have an absolute right to end their working relationship with their attorney(s), whether or not they have cause. From negligence to preference to being unsatisfied with the pace an attorney is working, for example, clients can discharge their representation when they want. Lawyers, however, do not necessarily have this same right. A […] Read More

Breaking Down Malicious Prosecution Claims

Posted on: April 18, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

In the legal world, one person can sue another when a previous criminal or civil lawsuit was brought for wrongful purposes. Essentially, the person who was previously prosecuted or sued can turn around and sue the person who brought about the original case for malicious prosecution. This is all based on if the defendant started […] Read More

How Attorneys Can Be Liable to Third Parties

Posted on: April 11, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Lawyers operate with the risk of being hit with malpractice or negligence claims; it’s just the nature of their job. But while lawyers generally think their only liability risk comes from making mistakes in their representation of clients, they do run the risk of being liable for third parties. It’s becoming more and more of […] Read More

What Attorneys Can Do to Avoid Malpractice Claims

Posted on: March 21, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

All attorneys know that practicing law in any capacity can put them in harm’s way when it comes to malpractice issues. Even the most seasoned legal professionals can make mistakes that lead to their own litigation. There are many different pitfalls and mistakes that can land an attorney in their own hot water and most […] Read More