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.
The types of errors that most often result in claims or grievances against Wisconsin lawyers are easy to commit but also relatively simple to avert, with good practice management and attention to detail.
How to resolve a potential error might not be obvious, but one thing is always 100 percent clear: covering up the mistake is wrong.