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Category Archives: Municipal & Public Entity

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Albuquerque Police in the Crosshairs of Federal Oversight

Posted in Municipal & Public Entity
This is my first entry as a regular contributor to the Municipal & Public Entity section of the Professional Liability Advocate blog. Municipal and public official litigation falls under Wilson Elser’s Municipal/Local Government practice group. Among other topics, this blog will focus on cases and liability under 42 U.S.C. §1983. Section 1983 is a notably… Continue Reading

OH GOOD – I WROTE IT DOWN! OH NO – I WROTE IT DOWN!?!

Posted in Accountants, Architects & Engineers, Attorneys, Data Privacy & Security, Insurance, Medical, Miscellaneous E&O, Municipal & Public Entity, Real Estate, Securities
I often speak to groups of professionals on how to avoid errors and omissions claims. When I started making such presentations more than 30 years ago, I would hold up a piece of notebook paper and explain that it was a professional’s “best friend” when it comes to avoiding future problems. A memo of a… Continue Reading

Social Media: Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth

Posted in Accountants, Architects & Engineers, Attorneys, Data Privacy & Security, Insurance, Medical, Miscellaneous E&O, Municipal & Public Entity, Real Estate, Securities
As part of my blog training, I was asked to review my social media presence in general and in particular my LinkedIn account. My profile, admittedly, had not been reviewed in some time, so I updated my bio and skills section. This made me think about “puffing,” which I learned about in my Contracts class… Continue Reading