Malpractice Avoidance: Mistakes Settling Claims

After missed time deadlines (statutes of limitation, notice deadlines, etc.) and overlooking coverage and failing to make a claim against an insurance policy or other source of recovery, the source of malpractice next in frequency of claims is mistakes in settling claims. Usually, it is making partial settlements of claims and thereby screwing up claims you meant to pursue.

From: “Malpractice Avoidance in Tort and Insurance Cases,” CLE presented to the Oklahoma Association for Justice. Copyright 2013 Rex Travis.