Legal Archives - Lockton Affinity

Protecting Personally Identifiable Information

In today’s technology-driven economy, companies across all industries store large amount of their clients’ information. Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is extremely valuable for cyber terrorists, and without the proper protection, businesses are prime target for cyber terrorists.

While stories of cyber-attacks in the news focus on large corporation hacks like Target and Equifax, small businesses are attacked every day.

What is Personally

June 27th, 2018|Legal|

10 Loss Prevention Tips for Attorneys

From clear communication to proper documentation, there are many ways you can prevent malpractice claims and subsequent loss at your firm. Follow these loss prevention tips for attorneys to protect your firm.

Choosing Clients

  1. Avoid Conflicts of Interest

Allegations of conflict of interest drive both frequency and severity. Watch carefully for conflicts arising from dealings with former or current clients and avoid those arising

March 22nd, 2018|Legal|

The Threat to Confidentiality: Ten Tips for Law Firms to Avoid a Cyber Incident

The Cyber Breach

Unfortunately, law firms are still regarded as “soft” in the comparative world of cyber targets. Many law firms use systems that are easier to penetrate than those of their more sophisticated clients. This imbalance in technology leaves the law firm as the weakest link in the data chain and an obvious target for cyber criminals.

Further, lawyers, even if employed at

November 28th, 2017|Legal|

Do I really need Insurance?

Do you wonder if you really need legal malpractice insurance when you open your law practice?  Even if your practice is small and you are extremely diligent in your work or you work in an area where ‘everyone knows everyone’ and you believe that your clients would never sue you, consider the following:

  • An estimated 4-17% of lawyers are sued each year.
November 28th, 2017|Legal|