Professional Liability Insurance Archives | Huntersure

Two Big Challenges with Prior Acts Coverage

Posted on: August 8, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

A difficult concept for purchasers of professional liability insurance is what prior acts coverage refers to as well as claims-made policies. A negligence claim against a lawyer or any other type of professional, such as an accountant, typically evolves from services that were provided many years before the time of the claim. With this in […] 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

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

Refocusing Accountant Efforts on Fraud Detection

Posted on: May 16, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Fraud is on the rise all across the country and across many industries. From personal tax returns to companies taking advantage of their clients, fraud continues to be a major issue. In New York, there are already efforts to combat fraud in state taxes, meaning the alarm bells for fraud, in general, are already sounding. […] Read More

The Most Important Topics for Accountants to Discuss With Their Clients

Posted on: May 2, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Accountants have a very important job during tax time, but that doesn’t mean they should slack in their relationship with their clients throughout the rest of the year. It’s important for accounting professionals to keep open communications with their clients through the entire year and know how to prioritize the topics in which they go […] Read More

The Legal Duties and Liabilities of Accountants

Posted on: January 10, 2019 by Huntersure LLC.

Tax season is just about to get underway and accountants are already preparing for another busy season. While there may be a lot of things to get in order, such as all the relevant files and coordination with clients, there needs to be an emphasis on understanding the liabilities and duties of an accountant 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

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