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A Wide Variety of Professional Liability Insurance
Licensed professionals can buy professional liability insurance to protect against lawsuits arising from work-related errors. This insurance is sometimes called malpractice insurance or "errors-and-omissions" insurance. Many people are familiar with medical malpractice insurance for doctors, but there ... READ MORE

Many States Require Medical Malpractice Insurance
Medical malpractice insurance - med mal insurance - protects doctors from lawsuits by patients who claim the medical services received were below a reasonable standard of care. Without this type of insurance, a doctor might have to pay out of pocket to cover a damages award. The cost of medical malpractice ... READ MORE

Legal Malpractice Insurance Does Not Cover All Claims
The right insurance for your law practice can mean the difference between staying in business and financial ruin. Professional liability insurance for lawyers, also known as legal malpractice insurance, protects lawyers against lawsuits when mistakes are made involving a client's case. Maintaining this ... READ MORE

Starting a Business: Selecting a Good Lawyer
Starting a business without the advice of legal counsel could be one of the biggest mistakes you ever make. If you don't already have a lawyer representing your interests, a prime candidate to meet your needs would be a business lawyer with expertise on corporate matters and start up ventures. This checklist ... READ MORE

A Sole Proprietorship is the Most Basic Company Form
The majority of businesses in the United States are sole proprietorships. The legalities of this business structure involve several pros and cons. If you work for yourself, and if you haven't formed any other business structure, you're probably already a sole proprietor. You and Your Business Are the ... READ MORE

Corporations: The Basics
Corporations are a common business form, and their popularity is due to the benefits that the business owners receive through incorporating as opposed to choosing another business form, such as a partnership, for example. The corporate form can help protect your personal assets, and some corporations ... READ MORE

Deciding on the Best Business Entity For Your Situation
Choosing a legal structure for your business can be a daunting first step in setting up shop. You may be inclined to simply pick an entity type that you're familiar with, such as a corporation. But making a poor decision can hurt your business prospects before you've even made your first sale. Understanding ... READ MORE

S-Corporations
You've heard the word "corporation" for years, and the first thing that probably comes to mind is a huge business with hundreds of employees that sells goods and services all over the country or the world. True, there are many such corporations. But, your business doesn't have to be huge in order for ... READ MORE

Starting a Business - Preparing to Meet a Lawyer
It can be a big waste of time for both you and the lawyer if you're not prepared for your first meeting. And business lawyers usually charge by the hour, so being unprepared will also end up costing you money because it will take longer for the lawyer you hire to get up to speed on your legal matter. ... READ MORE

Starting a Business: Meeting with a Lawyer
You are starting up a business, so treat your first meeting as a business consultation. Dress well and be prompt. Be polite and courteous. You will want to impress the lawyer, just as he or she will be trying to impress you. Give a lawyer the chance to get to know you, but don't feel compelled right ... READ MORE

 

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The JOBS Act

The JOBS Act and What it Means for Your Startup The Securities and Exchange Commission has been issuing new regulations to define the details of what the JOBS Act really means. Some new rules went int ... Read more

Five Ways to Manage Business Startup Legal Expenses

Money: without sufficient amounts of it, your new business idea is not likely to get very far. When starting a business or project, it is crucial to ensure that you have enough capital to pay for your ... Read more

Seven Legal Issues Facing Startup Software Companies

You have an idea for a new software program and a passion for business, but will that be enough for you and your software startup company to succeed? Regardless of the contributions by friends and fam ... Read more

3 Reasons why you Need Attorney Advice for Your Business

Many times, businesses make the mistake of waiting until they are in deep legal troubles before hiring an attorney. Usually, when you find yourself in court, it’s too late to hire the services o ... Read more

What is 506(c) Offering and What Does It Mean for Financing Your Company?

A New Day for Startups Seeking Capital The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012 was designed to assist startups – especially new small businesses – in obtaining capital witho ... Read more

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