Avoiding Malpractice Exposure and Civil Liability During Settlement Negotiations
September 19, 2018, 11 a.m. Pacific

The everyday act of negotiating a settlement may become a minefield for potential malpractice missteps and concomitant civil liability claims for the unwary. This seminar is designed to assist the legal practitioner in avoiding such mines, by identifying and complying with the professional duties that are triggered when negotiating a settlement.

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Overview

Presented on a complimentary basis by our professional liability defense attorneys, the Gordon & Rees National Professional Liability Webinar Series offers live webinars online, as well as archived whitepapers and presentations. The webinar series covers a broad range of malpractice and ethical topics relevant to all practice areas. The series is offered online with select dates also offered in-person at a firm office.

Benefits of Attending

The saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” holds true for professionals seeking to avoid or mitigate malpractice claims. As the number of malpractice claims continue to rise, understanding pitfalls and preventive measures to avoid claims are invaluable. Join our panels of experienced litigators with both plaintiff and defense perspectives who shed light on how to manage ethical issues, including safeguarding client secrets, ethical pitfalls in the use of technology and social media, conflict issues and “best practices” to avoid malpractice claims. Following these webinars, practitioners will be better prepared to navigate the minefield of potential issues presented by their practice. Attendees can receive continuing legal education credit, depending on state requirements.

Who Should Attend

The webinar series covers a broad range of topics relevant to attorneys in all practice areas, claims professionals, in house and general counsel. The webinars focus not only on emerging legal issues, but also on practical tips for professionals to more effectively manage their practice. Gordon & Rees’ panel of experienced professional liability attorneys discuss the law, emerging legal trends, as well as provide advice on simple steps practitioners can implement to protect themselves and their firms from malpractice exposure.

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September 19, 2018, 11 a.m. Pacific

Avoiding Malpractice Exposure and Civil Liability During Settlement Negotiations
The everyday act of negotiating a settlement may become a minefield for potential malpractice missteps and concomitant civil liability claims for the unwary. This seminar is designed to assist the legal practitioner in avoiding such mines, by identifying and complying with the professional duties that are triggered when negotiating a settlement.

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John B. Fraher

San Diego

Avoiding Malpractice Exposure and Civil Liability During Settlement Negotiations
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Scott W. McCaskill

San Diego

Avoiding Malpractice Exposure and Civil Liability During Settlement Negotiations
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Tricia A. Pham

San Diego

Avoiding Malpractice Exposure and Civil Liability During Settlement Negotiations
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John M. Palmeri

Denver

Co-Chair of the Professional Liability Webinar Series
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