Thomas Berman of Berman & Associates suggests how to evaluate the causes of professional liability claims
By Thomas Berman, Principal, Berman & Associates
This is the second of a two-part letter on managing the impact of professional liability claims.
In the first instalment, I noted that the only way a law firm which has experienced a serious professional liability malpractice claim can avoid costly mistakes in future is by analysing the claim and what allowed it to occur in the first place. This is indeed a difficult proposition for any entity.
There are really two ways in which a firm can evaluate the circumstances which led to a professional liability claim. One opti...