News Release: Most Lawyers Professional Liability Insurers Report Paying Multimillion Dollar Claims

WASHINGTON, DC, May 18, 2023 – Law firms throughout the U.S. continue to face escalating malpractice risks as economic conditions, attorney migration and emerging exposures trigger new lawsuits and social inflation drives up claim costs, according to a new study by insurance broker Ames & Gough. Read More

New ABA Guide For Law Firms Obtaining Insurance For Legal Malpractice

Eileen Garczynski, senior vice president and partner, Ames & Gough has written a new book for the American Bar Association (ABA) to assist law firms in obtaining insurance coverage for legal malpractice. Read More.

Study: Consolidated Health Systems Fail to Deliver Better Value Care for Patients

A recent study from researchers at Harvard University and the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) suggests that consolidated health systems cost patients more money, despite providing slightly better care than private practices. Read More

Partnering with For-profit Companies Successfully

Adequate funding is essential for a nonprofit organization, and partnering with a corporation, known as cause-related marketing, can be a lucrative option to guarantee revenue. However, risk in these relationships tends to fall disproportionately on the nonprofit partners, either because they are putting their most substantial asset at risk, such as their name, or because their hope for financial support can cloud their exercise of due diligence. These errors can result in a loss of public trust or in costly litigation. Read More