PLF Practice Management Attorney Hong Dao and PLF Claims Attorney Holli Houston discuss some potential malpractice risks for lawyers practicing law during the COVID-19 pandemic. They consider how the pandemic is changing the way lawyers are running their practices, underlying issues that are exacerbated by COVID-19, emerging liabilities, and coverage issues. The risk of working from home, dabbling as a result of dwindling business, inadequate law office systems, changes in court rules, and other circumstances can result in exposure to lawyers. They explore the consequences of those risks and provide tips to manage them.
Examining Potential Malpractice Risks of Practicing in the COVID-19 Era
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