From clear communication to proper documentation, there are many ways you can prevent malpractice claims and subsequent loss. Does your firm follow these loss prevention tips?
- Avoid Conflicts of Interest
Allegations of conflict of interest drive both frequency and severity. Watch carefully for conflicts arising from dealings with former or current clients and avoid those arising from your own interests in a client’s business.
- Properly Screen Potential Clients
Ever heard a fellow attorney say “I just knew that client would be trouble.”? Never ignore your gut feelings about a prospective client and always follow your firm’s client screening questionnaire before beginning a partnership.
- Communicate Clearly
Developing a rapport with clients can reduce the likelihood of a simple error becoming a claim for malpractice. By focusing on the non-technical aspects of […]