Many law firms have been forced to adapt to a remote-work environment because of COVID-19. This has placed an unprecedented burden on law firms’ technological capabilities.
Several of WILMIC’s insured attorneys and others have questioned how to formally execute documents without being in the physical presence of the signatory during the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s vital that your malpractice insurance policy include tail coverage and you know which claims and work will come within the protection it offers.
Poor communication often leads to bad case outcomes and malpractice complaints or grievances. It’s the lawyer’s responsibility to know how and when to talk and listen so that clients understand.
Getting the new year off to a good start might go a long way toward having a successful and prosperous 2018, so let’s review 2017 malpractice claims that came into WILMIC so you can determine ways in which you might want to improve your practice in 2018.