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Hinshaw's Philip Touitou Discusses Best Practices for Law Firms Confronting a Rise in Impairment-Related Malpractice Claims

December 11, 2018

New York-based Hinshaw partner Philip Touitou was quoted in a New York Law Journal article titled "Law Firms Face Malpractice Risk Over Substance Abuse, Poor Mental Health." The article discusses evidence that the number of malpractice claims arising from attorney impairment is on the rise, and offers potential risk management solutions.

"[B]est practices among firms are still evolving," Touitou said. "Law firms are grappling with how to best implement a policy since it's a very personal issue."

Read "Law Firms Face Malpractice Risk Over Substance Abuse, Poor Mental Health," on the New York Law Journal website (subscription may be required)

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