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Time is of the Essence

On its face, this language sounds simple enough; someone wants their project done in a timely manner, right? Well, that may be the case, but that isn’t all that is at stake when you see a contract with Time is of the Essence in the language in the contract. Read More

LAW FIRMS SEE U.S. LEGAL MALPRACTICE CLAIMS COSTS SOAR AS THEY RUSH TO COPE WITH RAPID CHANGE

News Release: WASHINGTON, DC, May 23, 2022 – As law firms throughout the U.S. try to navigate an intensely competitive and rapidly changing operating environment, the costs of their legal malpractice claims are reaching troubling new heights, according to a new study by insurance broker Ames & Gough … Read More

Why All The Jury Waivers?

In the last few weeks, every contract I’ve reviewed has included the waiver of a jury trial.  I used to see them now and then, but the prevalence of them recently seems a new development to me.  While I don’t believe the provision creates a coverage issue, it has me scratching my head… Read More

AMES & GOUGH APPOINTS URI GUTFREUND AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, LAW FIRM PRACTICE

WASHINGTON, DC, March 23, 2022 – Ames & Gough, a leading insurance broker and risk management consultant specializing in serving law firms, design professionals, associations/nonprofits and other professional service organizations, today announced the appointment of Uri Gutfreund as a senior vice president focusing on law firms.