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How to Give Legal Advice at Social Gatherings

Posted on 12/12/2016 by Pearl Insurance in lawyers insurance attorneys legal liability legal malpractice advice family friends

Protect your friendships from legal bias.

Between succulent bites of ham and sips of eggnog, the holidays are typically spent catching up with old friends and extended relatives. Though this time of year is full of many joyous occasions, get-togethers can be the perfect setup for giving casual, yet unintended, legal advice.

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Dos and Don’ts of Year-End Planning

Posted on 11/18/2016 by Pearl Insurance in lawyers professional liability insurance year-end planning

Prepare for a successful 2017.

On top of holiday shopping and preparing your home for family get-togethers, your firm’s to-do list is probably a mile long. This time of year is stressful, but with proper planning, you can end the year feeling refreshed. As you’re preparing your firm for a successful 2017, take into consideration these dos and don’ts of year-end planning.

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How to Avoid the Legal Terror of a Liability Claim

Posted on 10/25/2016 by Pearl Insurance in lawyers professional liability insurance

Clients can avoid liability claims by putting safety first.

From screams of terror to ghastly ghouls and monsters, haunted houses and hayrack rides are among the most popular Halloween pastimes. Unfortunately, such events can sometimes open the door to legal liability claims. However, haunted attractions cannot be held liable for achieving their stated objective: scaring visitors.

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5 Essential Steps for Effective Succession Planning

Posted on 8/30/2016 by Pearl Insurance in lawyers professional liability insurance succession

Plan today, retire comfortably tomorrow.

You can’t pass the torch when no one’s waiting for it. Though you may not want to step away from practicing law, you’ll need to hand over your clients and responsibilities at some point. Succession planning helps you find the right replacement, maintain the monetary worth of your firm, and organize a smooth transition for your clients and employees.

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