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Uptick in Lawyers’ Liability Claims; Business Transactions Top Claim: Study

Law firms have seen an increase in the frequency of malpractice claims, which are becoming more costly to defend and could cause lasting reputational damage, according to a new study by insurance broker Ames & Gough. The study found that …

Law Firms Face Large Malpractice Claims as Risks Grow: Study

As law firms adjust to the realities of the current business environment, they continue to fall victim to malpractice claims, which can be costly to defend and may result in enduring reputational damage. A new study by insurance broker Ames …

Insurers See Rise in Severity of Lawyers’ Malpractice Claims: Ames & Gough

Although the frequency of law firm malpractice claims has begun to level off following a post-recession surge, their severity has continued to increase. A study by insurance broker Ames & Gough finds most leading legal malpractice insurers had a continuing …