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7 FAQs about Professional Liability Insurance in Florida

As a business owner, you probably see risks all around you. A business is like a child, and you are constantly putting your child’s wellbeing in the hands of other people, such as employees, other businesses, clients or customers, and so on. With all of the possible things that could go wrong, you might wonder what options are out there to protect your business.
 
One way that many people opt to protect their business is to get professional liability insurance.
 
Some of the Most Commonly Asked Questions about Professional Liability Insurance
 
Who Needs Professional Liability Insurance?
Anyone who works in a field that receives advice or counsel from other businesses or organizations could benefit from professional liability insurance.…

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Are You a Victim of Legal Malpractice in Florida?

The laws and policies surrounding our criminal justice system are always changing, and throughout the arrest or conviction process, little things may make a huge difference in sentencing.
 
This is why we put our trust in experienced lawyers. They serve as experts of the law, whether it is criminal law, estate planning law, personal injury law, or other specialized areas.
 
Law school and their experience in the courtroom is supposed to provide lawyers with the tools they need to do their jobs well. But some lawyers care more about their bottom line than their clients and do not provide adequate service.
 
Unfortunately, when a lawyer doesn’t do his or her job correctly, is can result in jail time, heavy penalties, or a ruling that hurts your ability to live a normal life.…

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3 Common Types of Professional Malpractice

On any given day, we rely on the quality work of dozens of professionals—even if we don’t stop to reflect on it.
When driving over a bridge, we put our lives in the hands of the engineers who designed the bridge. When we visit a pharmacy for a prescription, we rely on the staff to give us the right medication at the right dosage. Even going for a haircut, we assume the hairstylist went through beauty school and knows what he or she is doing.
 
Most people don’t think about it, because we trust that these professionals are certified, responsible, and engaged in the work that they do, and most of the time they are.…

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Should You Sue Your Lawyer?

 
As long-time legal professionals ourselves, we strongly encourage Florida residents to seek legal counsel when they need it.
 
Whether you are seeking justice for a personal injury, planning for your retirement, going through a divorce, or defending yourself against a criminal charge, a good attorney can play an invaluable role in helping you navigate a tricky legal situation successfully.
 
But what happens when the attorney you hired and trusted with your affairs doesn’t end up being so trustworthy after all? What if your attorney’s negligence or errors end up making your legal situation even worse? If your lawyer fails to handle your case with due care or does not live up to certain standards, he or she has committed legal malpractice, and can be held accountable for the harm and inconvenience caused to you.…

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