Lawyer Professional Liability Archives | Huntersure

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

Lawyers: Identifying and Preventing Conflicts of Interest

Posted on: November 1, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was originally published on September 12, 2017. It was updated and re-published on November 1, 2018. Conflicts of interest and ethical rules have the power to limit who lawyers represent. It’s important for legal professionals to not cross the line and make sure they’re keeping their work and their intentions in check before […] Read More

Attorney Engagement Letters Can Reduce the Risk of Malpractice Claims

Posted on: October 4, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Engagement letters are a crucial piece of protection for any law professional looking to avoid malpractice claims. These letters help confirm the representation’s plans for the services they are set to provide to a client. From billing rates to contingency agreements, expense costs to overall responsibilities, these letters are helpful in making every intention of […] 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

Today’s Trends in Professional Liability Claims Against Lawyers

Posted on: July 12, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

In today’s world of instant connectivity and availability to information, the trend of streamlined technology has helped essentially all industries. In the legal field, technology has impacted communication with clients with an easier and more agile experience overall. However, this faster and higher level of communication can come with a bit of blowback as technology […] 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

How Firm Size Affects Malpractice Claims

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

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

Mitigating Libel & Slander: Cease and Desist Letter

Posted on: December 12, 2017 by Huntersure LLC.

Lawyers handle various types of cases each day, ranging from severe corporate accusations to personal lawsuits. However, rather than filing a lawsuit and start the litigation process, lawyers can minimize the damage done and costs incurred by advising their counsel to send a cease and desist letter instead. Especially when it comes to libel and […] Read More