7 ABA Journal Professional Liability articles.
Payouts for legal malpractice claims are at an all-time high, according to a new survey by insurance broker Ames & Gough. Ames & Gough surveyed 11 leading legal malpractice insurers about claims paid from 2019 to the middle of 2020.
May 18, 2021 8:57 AM CDT
Dec 8, 2020 1:05 PM CSTwhose complaint led to impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump.
Aug 25, 2020 9:38 AM CDT
Social media has undoubtedly changed the way we communicate, receive news and stay connected in our personal lives. But social media is a headache, once we consider legal and compliance best practices when such interactions in the workplace go awry.
Jun 17, 2020 8:30 AM CDT
The designation of COVID-19 as a pandemic has affected tens of thousands of business and consumer contracts. Lawyers were suddenly swamped with questions about contractual provisions for delays or cancellations, and they found themselves immersed in force majeure provisions, common law doctrine and specifics on business interruption tucked away in insurance agreements.
Apr 2, 2020 9:46 AM CDT
A legal malpractice plaintiff can’t hold a lawyer liable for her husband’s legal work when the plaintiff didn’t rely on representations that the lawyers were practicing together, a federal appeals…
Aug 23, 2019 12:54 PM CDT
Maryland’s highest court has disbarred a lawyer for a “myriad of rule violations” that included calling a social worker who testified in one of his cases a “bitch.”
Aug 1, 2019 10:13 AM CDT