Unprecedented. Tragic. Unimaginable. And, ironically, sometimes even boring. Those are just a few of the adjectives to describe our recent world. But there’s another adjective we should think about: Prepared. Beyond the obvious stockpiling (toilet paper and hand sanitizer come to mind), COVID 19 exposed other unexpected holes in our... Read more →


Reminders and Resources for Law Firms During the COVID-19 Pandemic This article was written by and used with permission from CNA. Read the original publication here. As a follow-up to CNA's "Best Practices for Law Firms During A Pandemic," this article further addresses issues that law firms should consider in... Read more →


Originally written and published by USI Affinity Professional Liability Practice Leader Mike Mooney on August 17, 2020. The current COVID-19 pandemic has shaken how, when and even where lawyers do business. With that said, we need to look forward and prepare for the reality of a post-COVID world. Solo practitioners... Read more →


Originally published by Life Happens, May 14, 2020, and written by Amanda Austin. COVID-19 has upended life as we know it for millions of people around the world. Many of us—including the young and healthy—are seriously contemplating our mortality for the first time. As the parent of a toddler, with... Read more →


Disability insurance for young professionals.

It’s important to get coverage while you’re still young–when it’s more economical. As a young professional, you’ve worked hard by applying yourself to everything you do. You thrive by embracing the changes you know life brings. Yet having a job is only the first step toward achieving stability–because not all... Read more →


Originally published by Life Happens, June 16, 2020, and written by Faisa Stafford. For the last decade, Life Happens and LIMRA have come together to understand the “financial pulse” of consumers as part of the annual Insurance Barometer Study. This year’s study reviews 10 years of consumer data on life... Read more →


Conflicts of interest have constituted a leading cause of legal malpractice claims for years. Despite repeated warnings to lawyers and law firms about this risk, they continue to engage in conflicts of interest. The consequences for lawyers who betray their duty of loyalty to a client can be severe and... Read more →


Originally published by Life Happens, July 10, 2020, and written by Amanda Austin. COVID-19 has led families to cancel travel plans, get (semi!) comfortable with homeschooling kids and deal with all kinds of other inconveniences. As if that weren’t enough, it’s also making many families take a closer look at... Read more →


CYBERSECURITY ALERT: TIPS FOR PURCHASING CYBER INSURANCE ISSUED BY THE TECHNOLOGY AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION COMMITTEE OF THE NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION July 6, 2020 Opinions expressed are those of the Committee preparing this Cybersecurity Alert and do not represent those of the New York State Bar Association unless... Read more →