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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

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

Recent Data Reveals the Cost of Legal Malpractice

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

What Your Clients Should Know About Malpractice Insurance Disclosure

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

Lawyer Professional Liability Insurance: Common Claims

Posted on: May 15, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

This blog was originally published on December 23, 2014. It was updated on May 15, 2018. Lawyers studied long and hard to get to where they’re at in representing clients and running their own firm or being a part of a bigger mission for the community. They do their best to keep professionalism to its […] Read More

Why Nurses Need To Have Malpractice Insurance

Posted on: April 4, 2018 by Huntersure LLC.

Medical malpractice is a growing concern in the medical field and it’s not just targeting doctors and surgeons. According to Nurses Service Organization (NSO), malpractice claims are on the rise including a 58% increase over a five-year period for licensed practical nurses. Defined as a wrongful act by a physician, nurse, or other medical professional […] Read More

What Employer-Provided Insurance May Not Cover in Malpractice Cases

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

Common New York Allied Healthcare Liability Exposures

Posted on: December 19, 2014 by Huntersure LLC.

Common New York Allied Healthcare Liability Exposures   The allied healthcare industry is comprised of many different sectors, types of facilities and professionals, all of which face unique loss and liability exposures through the course of their operation. Regardless of your clients’ specialty, professionalism, training and experience, if they are a healthcare provider or healthcare […] Read More