12 09, 2022

What to Think About When Deciding on Legal Malpractice Insurance

By |2022-09-09T14:14:17-05:00September 12, 2022|@PLUS, Lawyers Professional, PL Insurance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance Needed? Lawyers’ Professional Liability (also known as “LPL”) insurance is the more formal name for legal malpractice insurance.  While states vary on what requirements they have for disclosure of LPL insurance, currently only Oregon mandates LPL insurance.  Even if not mandated, the prevalence of legal malpractice cases makes it necessary.  The American Bar Association has reported that in any given year, attorneys have a 4 to 17 percentage chance of being sued and that four out of five attorneys will be sued during their careers.  Defense costs for these matters generally exceed $50,000, and can [...]

8 09, 2022

A Day in the Life Series: Ann Fiala, Risk Consultant

By |2022-09-08T08:52:14-05:00September 8, 2022|FuturePLUS, General Risk Management, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Day in the Life Series, brought to you by FuturePLUS, dives into different roles in the Professional Liability industry to give readers an idea of what a typical day for the role looks like. This edition of A Day In The Life provides a glimpse into what the typical day looks like for a Risk Consultant. Ann Fiala from Coverys has generously volunteered to enlighten our audience with her insights. In this edition we will discuss Ann’s background, the skills that ensure success as a risk consultant and morning routines. Risk Consultants work with assigned clients to assist them in identifying [...]

12 05, 2020

EPL Perspectives on Coronavirus: Part 2

By |2020-05-11T12:12:37-05:00May 12, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The next installment of our PL Perspectives on Coronavirus series comes from Sarah Goldstein, Matthew Sgnilek, and Kelly Thoerig, as they continue their discussion on EPL and the possible effects of COVID-19 from underwriting, risk management, and legal perspectives. Stay tuned for more recordings of industry experts on a variety of PL insurance lines. Listen here to the EPL Perspectives on Coronavirus: Part 2 discussion: Speakers: Sarah Goldstein, Managing Partner & Partner in Employment Litigation practice at O’Hagan Meyer Sarah represents organizations of all sizes in employment-related matters and advises companies on proactive compliance with employment and wage [...]

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