Negligence claims: admin errors or lack of legal knowledge?


TravelersFrom Legal Futures’ Associate Travelers.

Most negligence claims arise from administrative errors, not from lack of legal knowledge. But there are still a number of claims every year which are caused by practitioners getting the law wrong. This is usually where lawyers are out of their depth and are dealing with a matter beyond their skill or experience. They fail to identify the legal issues correctly, or are unaware of recent changes.

Read the Travelers’ guidance note on avoiding negligence claims.

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