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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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2017 Ushers Sweeping Changes for Illinois LLC’s

This article was originally posted in December, 2016. Since the Illinois Limited Liability Company Act takes effect July 1st, you may find this information just as fresh now as it was 6 months ago. Am ... Read more

The Importance of Reviewing Your Employee Handbook

There are many good reasons why you would want to ask a lawyer to review your company’s employee handbook before you hand it out to your employees. While you can find useful information bro ... Read more

Reasons For Outsourcing Legal Services

Today, many organizations are seeking ways to reduce their operating costs as they consider how effectively they can manage their core functions. Part of the major requirements for most corporations i ... Read more

Family Emergencies In Your Business: How FMLA Affects You

If you’ve just started a new business, there’s a chance you’ve heard of FMLA and wonder how it affects your business. This important legal matter is something that you must fully und ... Read more

General Legal Services and How They Prevent Expensive Litigation

Every small business’ worst nightmare is being sued for big bucks. However, there are proactive steps that every business owner can take to make this nightmare completely preventable.  Reta ... Read more

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