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Tuesday, December 18, 2018We have Law Firms that hire a suspended attorney, one that was recently suspended, or had other disciplinary actions. While it is the firm’s prerogative to hire anyone they want, they should know about the disciplinary actions prior to making an offer. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, August 8, 2018When 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 >>
Wednesday, February 21, 2018Suspended and/or disbarred attorneys want to obtain coverage to protect their past acts. So it begs the question can a suspended attorney obtain an attorney malpractice insurance policy? Most attorney malpractice insurance policies have an outright exclusion for a suspended attorney. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 12, 2018 Hiring a suspended attorney by a law firm might not impact the law firm’s attorney malpractice insurance. Hiring a recently reinstated suspended attorney to practice law will impact your attorney malpractice insurance. So what is the distinction? READ MORE >>
Saturday, September 3, 2016Every month or so we have a Law Firm that we insure that has hired a Suspended Attorney, one that was recently suspended or had other disciplinary actions. While it is the firm’s prerogative to hire anyone they want, they should know about the disciplinary actions prior to making an offer. READ MORE >>
Monday, March 21, 2016It is not possible to write a new policy to cover a suspended attorney with a Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance policy. Most policies have an outright exclusion for a suspended attorney. Although some Lawyer Professional Liability Insurance Carriers will permit the covera... READ MORE >>