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2018 in Review: USI Affinity's Best of 2018

2018 is gone, but not forgotten! We are celebrating the best of 2018 by reviewing the most popular blogs for the year. 2018’s Top 5 Most Read Blogs: 1) PA Court Holds Legal Malpractice Claimant to Shorter Negligence SOL, Not Longer Breach of Contract SOL 2) Legal Malpractice Claims Driven... Read more →


ABA Formal Opinion 483 Suggests that Attorneys Have Certain Obligations to Clients After a Data Breach, But Declines to Propose Detailed Requirements

On October 17, 2018, the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 483 on a lawyers' obligations after an electronic data breach or cyberattack. This opinion acts as the compliment to Formal Opinion 477R which opines on a lawyer's obligations to safe guard protected... Read more →


Cyber Liability - Cybersecurity Concerns of Corporate Clients: Navigating Client Expectations

We counsel all types of clients about the importance of protecting themselves and those they serve from the dangers of cyber attacks and intrusions into their electronic systems and digital lives. When we offer such counsel, we talk about things such as the importance of identifying cyber risk, ways to... Read more →


From Bates Stamping To Hashing - The Immeasurable Value Of Indexing Discovery

Discovery can be arduous and time consuming, made all the more taxing when the documents to be produced, or that have been produced, lack organization. Indexing documents through bates stamping - and now newer technologies - generally helps ease discovery and litigation in general, reducing time and saving money for... Read more →


Cyber Liability - Can An Engagement Letter Protect You From Cyber-Related Liability?

Beginning with the assumption that all the lawyers in your firm are actually drafting and updating client engagement letters on a regular basis, are you also utilizing your engagement letter to guard against a cyber-related liability claim from your client and minimizing your risk? If not, you are missing a... Read more →