Posted on: January 23, 2020 by Huntersure LLC.
Like any professional from any type of industry, lawyers are capable of making mistakes that can end up putting their client and their cases in a tough spot. A lawyer’s misconduct could involve both negligence and breaches of fiduciary duty, but not many people are able to tell the difference between the two. The issue […] Read More
Posted on: November 21, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.
Civil lawsuits and criminal indictments can target in-house attorneys, putting them on the hook for things like attorney malpractice. While these lawsuits aren’t too common, they are starting to gain more traction, leading to more in-house counsel to invest in much-needed comprehensive malpractice insurance for attorneys. Here’s a better look at why having malpractice insurance […] Read More
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
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
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
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
Posted on: October 11, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.
Legal malpractice insurance for attorneys is a fundamental layer of protection for legal professionals. This kind of insurance protects against claims of negligence and errors and omissions among others, and can safeguard attorneys against threats to their bottom line and reputation. However, only one state in the country, Oregon, requires lawyers to carry legal malpractice […] Read More
Posted on: April 18, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.
When most people hear the word “malpractice,” they assume it only relates to something in the medical field. In fact, legal malpractice is a very real concern for those working as legal professionals. Not only that, this kind of claim has been on the rise for some time and firms large and small are vulnerable. […] Read More
Posted on: March 15, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.
One of the main components of any professional liability insurance plan offered to healthcare workers is employer-offered insurance. While having this plan in order is great for employees, it’s not necessarily a catch-all for any possible threat. Plus, news coming out of Washington is pointing to more shake-ups in the healthcare insurance industry that put […] Read More