2 12, 2022

PLUS 2023 Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Additions Announced

By |2022-12-05T12:40:06-06:00December 2, 2022|@PLUS, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) announced its new board of trustees and executive committee. The PLUS Board of Trustees acts on behalf of the membership to fulfill the mission of and set the vision for PLUS. Trustees plays a vital role in establishing the strategic objectives for PLUS, electing the executive committee, and acting as ambassadors of PLUS. PLUS members elected as new trustees for three-year terms David Lewison, Executive Vice President at AmWINS Brokerage Group, and Alison Martin, Fiduciary Product Manager at Chubb Insurance Group. Elected to serve a second three-term are La’Vonda McLean, Managing Director, FINPRO EPL [...]

18 11, 2022

Industry Supports PLUS Conference and a Great Time is Had by All

By |2022-12-02T13:40:44-06:00November 18, 2022|@PLUS, International Conference, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PLUS, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society, held its 35th Annual Conference last week in San Diego with three amazing days of education, networking, business development and entertainment. “You could feel the buzz,” said PLUS CEO Robbie Thompson. “People were incredibly excited to be together with their industry peers and friends, and it felt like the first real post-pandemic event.” For many, it was their first PLUS event: 46% were first-time attendees, including a record number of young professionals. Additionally, PLUS recognized 19 past presidents. “It was great to see so many young professionals and new attendees joining industry veterans in [...]

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 [...]

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