WASHINGTON – Sometimes at the U.S. Supreme Court, words and labels mean everything.
On Tuesday, the justices parsed the wording of a securities law provision to determine whether to label it a statute of limitations or a statute of repose. The answer could have a tolling effect on the ability of shareholders who lost a fortune in the dot-com bust to sue for lost profits.
This is the first edition of Lawyers USA's Lawyers in Practice, where we discuss the hot issues facing practicing attorneys and law firms.
In this edition, we discuss how to prevent legal malpractice claims with better communication, with Jim Calloway, director of the Oklahoma Bar Association's Management Assistance Program, and Dan Pinnington, vice-president of Claims Prevention and Stakeholder Relations at LawPRO, a professional liability carrier based in Toronto, Canada.