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Legal Industry Outlook for 2020

Posted on: January 16, 2020 by Huntersure LLC.

There are a few industries that have stood the test of time, operating with a general understanding from the public and known for not changing too much. But with the push to go more digital, outside tech influences changing how practically every industry works, and another generation hitting the professional landscape, the legal industry is […] Read More

The 4 Most Important New Year’s Resolutions for Your Lawyer Clients

Posted on: December 12, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

New Year’s 2020 is just around the corner, which makes it a great time for businesses to go over their numbers and look ahead toward future success. This also makes it a perfect time for other industries to review their previous year and see how they can set a solid foundation to build off of […] Read More

Do In-House Counsel Need Malpractice Insurance?

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

All About Ethics for Lawyers

Posted on: November 14, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Attorneys and other legal professionals find themselves in a unique position where pressure is applied every day to ensure that they remain in good standing with their clients and the legal world as a whole. Lawyers are guardians of the law and are understandably high standards to make sure this is upheld on a daily […] Read More

The Differences Between Claims-Made and Occurrence Policies

Posted on: September 12, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Liability policies for clients are usually broken down into two categories: occurrence or claims-made. This system helps to streamline the process of handling claims, expediting everything from payouts to updating a current policy’s limits. An occurrence policy provides coverage for claims that result from an injury or another event that occurs during the term of […] 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