Solo and small law firms face many challenges — from getting paid to managing time to keeping up with technology — but they do little to address them, according to the 2019 State of U.S. Small Law Firms survey report being released today by Thomson Reuters.
This is the third year TR has surveyed firms of 29 or fewer lawyers, and the results each yearContinue Reading
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In the following guest post, Francis Kean, Executive Director FINEX Willis Towers Watson, take a look at an interesting and arguably surprising recent U.K. judicial decision in which a supermarketContinue Reading
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When does evidence of malingering justify denial of a long term disability claim? It depends. A physician’s subjective opinion regarding malingering may have less weight than objective neuropsychological testing.Continue Reading