L Squared Insurance Agency Blog: claim avoidance
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Monday, October 10, 2022 Client fee disputes is a leading cause of attorney malpractice claims. Avoid fee disputes by explaining the fee arrangement in great detail during the first meeting. Confirm this understanding in writing and have the client agree by signing the agreement. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, July 16, 2019Procrastination avoidance tips include: Schedule the thing that you least want to do as your first activity for the day – get it out of the way. Delegate what you keep putting off, if possible. Refer the case you’re avoiding to another lawyer (following the rules in your jurisdiction). READ MORE >>
Thursday, September 20, 2018Unlike 10 to 20 years ago attorney malpractice claims are now a part of life. Today it is a cost of doing business. Being a defendant in a legal malpractice claim is no fun. In addition to the potential cost of an adverse judgement, there is the stress and expense of being away from practicing law to defend yourself. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, March 13, 2018It’s important to encourage your staff to improve client relationships whenever possible. Surprise your staff with gift cards or a catered lunch when you see them go above and beyond for a client, or if they consistently assist you with providing great client relations. READ MORE >>
Friday, November 4, 2016Administrative errors involving statute of limitations issues are one of the most common attorney malpractice claims. By one estimate at least 1 in 5 attorney malpractice claims involves a statute of limitations issue. While determining the statute in a given state is relatively easy. READ MORE >>