On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Partner Adam Smith will be speaking at the National Legal Malpractice Conference hosted by the ABA Standing Committee on Lawyers Professional Liability entitled, "Catastrophic Verdicts: Malpractice Trends Arising out of Low Limit/High Exposure Cases."
In today's perilous litigation environment, tort cases involving high damages and a low insurance limits present significant challenges for the defense. Following a verdict that exceeds the insurance limits in the underlying matter, defense attorneys have been sued for malpractice by their own clients, bankruptcy trustees, and even the insurers. Join this experienced panel that will explore issues like the circumstances creating defense attorney exposure; how to minimize risk for the attorney and its interplay with the insurer's potential liability and risk; and how to best defend these cases.
To learn more, or to register, please click here.