Quick Tip - 5 Great Ways to Ask for a Referral

Most lawyers assume that if a satisfied client is asked whether or not they know a good lawyer, the client will mention them. Unfortunately, this doesn’t happen as often as you might think. Even when attorneys ask for the referrals themselves, they usually do so in a rather vague, noncommittal... Read more →

USI Affinity Announces Agreement with The Hanover to Offer Lawyer's Professional Liability Insurance

USI Affinity announced today that it has entered into an agreement with The Hanover Insurance Company to provide an enhanced Lawyer's Professional Liability Insurance solution in the following Markets: NJ, MA, D.C., CT, MD, VA and WV, effective September 1, 2018. USI Affinity and The Hanover will bring a premier,... Read more →

Brace for Impact: The Rise in Trusts & Estate Claims Against Attorneys

It is no secret that malpractice claims against attorneys have been rising on a national level since the American Bar Association (ABA) began compiling statistics, with allegations of wrongdoing in plaintiff’s personal injury and real estate matters being the most common. However, trusts and estates claims have also been steadily... Read more →

PA Court Holds Legal Malpractice Claimant to Shorter Negligence SOL, Not Longer Breach of Contract SOL

Attorneys have a duty to exercise reasonable care and to make sure that clients receive zealous representation. Increasingly though, client are unsatisfied with services received, or results obtained. Legal malpractice claims stem from being retained by a client, who is SO unhappy with the results, or believes something went so... Read more →