You can reduce the chances of being among the many lawyers who have to use their malpractice insurance by integrating these risk-education approaches into your practice.
Lawyers can sue clients for fees, but that option should be the last, not the first, in preventing and resolving disagreements about bills.
Family law has become a more hazardous practice area for Wisconsin lawyers, at least as measured by one insurer’s record-keeping. Learn more about the dangers so you can increase the likelihood of having satisfied clients who understand their cases and willingly pay your fees.
Suing clients for fees is not forbidden, but the risks of doing so are sufficiently high that lawyers should take all possible steps to prevent fee disputes from occurring in the first place.
Communication mistakes account for 25 percent of malpractice claims at WILMIC and are among the most frequent grievances filed with the OLR. Avoid communication breakdown with clients by following effective communication practices.