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Many an attorney is frustrated when they first breach the subject of using the “free” non-practicing Extended Reporting Period Endorsement (ERP or Tail) with their Attorney Malpractice Agent.  If the agent tells them the cold “truth”, it can change the attorney’s plans about how and when to retire. READ MORE >>

The conundrum some attorneys face is that after they retire, they really did not want to fully retire.  An old client or a new client comes along and wants the attorney to do some part-time legal work.  While a free non-practicing Extended Reporting Period Endorsement (ERP)Tail is a valuable endorsement, it can be made worthless. READ MORE >>

Have blogged about this before.  Attorney’s close to retirement having qualified for a free non-practicing ERP are shopping their malpractice insurance.  Saving a couple hundred dollars today could cost thousands tomorrow. READ MORE >>

Please see the answers to your questions below each question: I know that this can be frustrating, but all attorney malpractice insurers’ extended reporting period (ERP/Tail) provisions are provisions that an insurer will not modify. READ MORE >>

Every year there are insurers that leave the Attorney Malpractice marketplace.   In some cases it is because their relationship with their managing general agent (MGA) or agent ended.  In others it is because the insurer decided to stop writing attorney malpractice insurance. READ MORE >>

As the New Year approaches this seems to the time of year that attorneys getting close to retiring start thinking about hanging up their shingles. Generally their income starts to drop and they start looking for ways to save money.  One of the quickest ways appears to be shopping the attorney malpractice insurance in hopes of getting a cheaper rate. READ MORE >>

Accountant called wanting to know how to make sure that she had insurance coverage for her past acts once she sells her practice. All Accountant E&O policies sold in the US are written on a claims-made basis.  In essence, once your Travelers Insurance Policy is canceled so is your coverage for past acts. READ MORE >>

Errors made during the dissolving and forming of law firms with legal malpractice claims-made insurance policies can cost attorneys coverage.  Too often the attorneys either ignore or misunderstand the need for making sure that their past acts are covered. READ MORE >>

When we get this question, it is usually because the suspended attorney suspects that there will be unreported malpractice claims made against the attorney in the future.  Generally when a malpractice insurer learns about the suspension, the insurer will either set the malpractice policy up for non-renewal or cancel the coverage immediately with notice. READ MORE >>

Before your law firm’s malpractice insurance coverage sails into the sunset the wise professional considers purchasing an Extended Reporting Period Endorsement (ERP/Tail).  Many people think that a separate policy is issued once an ERP is purchased for a legal malpractice policy. READ MORE >>

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