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Liability Claim Data


Liability Claim Data

Liability claims for data is upon us. Where it is not regualted in most states as a 'must have' to do business. There are more common practices that hold firms accountable to their clients and in considerations as 'reasonable effort'. Reed Smith note, "A typical CGL policy provides broad liability insurance coverage under two insuring agreements – Coverage A (bodily injury and property damage) and Coverage B (personal and advertising injury) – that generally cover all risks of such a nature except those that are specifically excluded. Coverage A includes coverage for property damage, which is often defined to include: (i) “physical injury to tangible property, including loss of use of that property”; and (ii) “loss of use of tangible property that is not physically injured.”. This however is not an impossible task and worth taking a look for the future of your firm.

Why Law Firms Should Concern?

Many firms are now asking, “What do we do to keep our systems and data safe? How can we keep this from happening to us?” There is a simple answer to this question: Hire a chief information security officer, give him or her a budget to hire the staff needed to build and maintain an enterprise security program (ESP), and exercise appropriate governance over the firm’s digital assets. (continue reading...). However, we are expensive and most firms cannot hire us longterm. THe solution is Charles Edda & C. Bouley call us for flexiblity options.


Cyber Liability

“Cyber insurance coverage is a valuable and practical member benefit for lawyers offered through the ABA Insurance portfolio,” ABA President Linda A. Klein said. “As the number of cyber breaches increases everywhere and throughout all industries, it is critical that lawyers and law firms that rely on vast amounts of electronic data are protected.


Law Firm: Staff Training

Sherri Davidoff presented “Cybersecurity Training for Law Office Employees,” Everyone in your office should be trained, including lawyers, support staff, first-responders (IT personnel) and clients. Client portals for law firms are popular, but portal users must be trained, sometimes on a one-on-one basis.


Privacy Threat

Governments as well as private sectors has largely missed out on that transformation of data protection due to poor management of technology investments, and taking years longer than necessary to deploy, and delivering technologies that are obsolete by the time they are completed.

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