A crisis can strike a business at any given moment. Following the 10 tips noted in the article linked below will help you to quickly contain the crisis and recover from its impact.
Email is often the preferred method of communication for corresponding with colleagues and clients. Although writing an email is easy, lawyers need to steer clear of certain pitfalls. Avoiding the common errors discussed in the following article will help ensure that emails remain effective and professional.
No attorney wants to have a malpractice claim made against them or have their work criticized by a client. However, taking the right steps immediately following the assertion of a claim or potential claim, can go a long way to reducing it’s impact, to correct the problem or even prevent a formal claim from being made. So what should you do when you believe your client might be making a formal claim against you?
Spring is the perfect time to take a fresh look at firm practices, including the firm’s prospective client intake procedures. Effectively evaluating a prospective client should determine whether they belong in the “keep” or “toss” box!
I’m sure you have all heard about the WannaCry virus trending in the news the past few weeks. WannaCry is a strain of ransomware that was used in a global cyberattack. As of today over 300,000 computers and counting have been affected worldwide. Companies of all types and sizes have found that their systems and files were suddenly inaccessible, while hackers demanded payment within one week of infection.
This growing exposure trend continues without any sign of letting up. The article linked below (provided by Sedgwick LLP) provides excellent advice on steps your firm can take to help mitigate one of the fastest and most frequent exposures we see come across our desks and those of our underwriting partners.
Post active-loss discussions can only address what could have been done and what should be done in the future. But what are you doing to prevent losses right now?
Wildfire season is upon us once again. This article from The Hartford provides some general guidance for building owners with respect to occupying structures that have been subjected to extensive smoke from wildfires, but not involved with the fire itself.
AHERN Insurance Brokerage was named 2017 Top Specialist Broker for Lawyers’ Professional Liability by Insurance Business Magazine!
It is Friday night after a long work week and an attorney has stopped off at the local watering hole. She makes her way to the bar and recognizes an old law school classmate whom she has not seen in years. He has apparently had a few cocktails and waves for her to come join him. He offers her a celebratory drink and says, “Come celebrate my big score, 7 digit bill in a simple uncontested matter.” As he celebrates and clinks her drink to his “clueless client”, she wonders if she has an ethical duty to report his billing misconduct.
What is your duty to report another lawyer under Rule 8.3?
This month’s newsletter will cover the ADA interactive process, the new I-9, and why training employees is good for retention.
Just hours after being sworn into office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order directing the federal regulatory agencies responsible for enforcing the Affordable Care Act “to the maximum extent permitted by law” to “exercise all authority and discretion available to them to waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation of any provision or requirement of the Act that would impose a fiscal burden on any State or a cost, fee, tax, penalty, or regulatory burden on individuals, families, healthcare providers, health insurers, patients, recipients of healthcare services, purchasers of health insurance, or makers of medical devices, products, or medications.”
So what does the order really mean?