Risk Management Feed

Ethical Concerns & Social Media - The Freedom to Post

Even though social media has become ubiquitous in daily life, lawyers must keep in mind that ethical obligations apply to their online activity. As professionals, lawyers need to understand the benefits of social media and avoid ethical pitfalls. It should not be a surprise that social media platforms may cause... Read more →


Cyber Liability - GDPR: Not Me Right?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was signed into law in May 2016. A common refrain amongst clients in the United States is that is doesn’t apply to them. Many U.S. companies, including law firms, have recently discovered that not only does GDPR apply to American companies, but failure to... Read more →


Use of Docketing Controls to Reduce Deadline Errors and Omissions

Every law firm and lawyer has deadlines and events, such as court appearances, that they must be mindful of. Although on the decline, more than 20 percent of legal malpractice claims in the United States are attributable to administrative errors, including a law firm’s failure to calendar filing deadlines and... Read more →


USI Affinity - Where Lawyers Go for Protection

With over 50 years of experience in providing Lawyers' Professional Liability insurance and covering more than 40,000 attorneys nationwide – USI Affinity knows what it takes to protect attorneys from malpractice claims. The landscape for the Lawyer’s Professional Liability marketplace is changing – and USI Affinity is on top of... Read more →


Cyber Liability - Rogue Wi-FI, A Serious Threat

Calling all Android and Apple users: If you haven't grabbed that latest update for your mobile device, then you may be vulnerable to a remote attacker that could potentially access restricted memory or applications on your phone when it connects to a rogue Wi-Fi access point. Late September, both Android... Read more →