Tag: Malpractice Risks

Lawyer Professional Liability

Lawyer Professional Liability By Laura Impellizzeri. She was California Lawyer’s news and trends editor. Few consumers of any type of insurance relish the experience of buying it. But buying professional liability coverage brings especially uncomfortable scrutiny to lawyers’ skills and…

Rules for Billing Clients

Lawyers: Rules for Billing Clients What do you think when someone says to you the sky’s the limit or money’s no object? You might think they’re either not telling the truth or not very intelligent. In billing on a case,…

Deadline Errors in Legal Malpractice

Deadline Errors in Legal Malpractice About a third of all legal malpractice claims can be traced to deadline errors, according to the most recent American Bar Association Profile of Legal Malpractice Claims (2001). Every office should have at least one…

Malpractice Risks

Malpractice Risks for Lawyers First, communication is redundant We are always communicating, even when we are not speaking. Our words carry only about seven per cent of our total message. The remainder of our message is contained in the way…