Entries by Zach Hirsch

Glossary of Legal Malpractice Insurance terms

Before you buy your malpractice insurance policy, you must understand common malpractice insurance terms. While many of these terms may be familiar to you from other insurance policies, certain terms are unique to malpractice insurance. Here’s FindLaw’s Glossary of Insurance Terms to help you out. Glossary of Insurance Terms Best’s Capital Adequacy Relativity (BCAR): A […]

Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance: Coverage Issues

Jeffrey G. Steinberg, New York Law Journal September 30, 2014 Although insured lawyers and their insurers are sophisticated groups, many of the former seem willing to purchase their professional liability insurance solely on the basis of price and without regard to subtle but important differences between policies, and many of the latter seem willing to […]